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Law School

We’re not an ‘ancient’ university, nor would we want to be. In our fifty years of educating tomorrow’s lawyers, what excites us is providing a quality of teaching and research that makes a difference to the world – today and tomorrow.




  • Tue
    The Annual Robert Burgess Memorial Lecture 2016

    This lecture will critically assess the responses to foreign terrorist fighters in the United Nations, the European Union and in a variety of countries including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. It will examine a number of interventions including bans on terrorist travel, exclusion orders, attempts to punish speech and programs targeting extremism.

  • Thurs
    The End of Short Prison Sentences?

    The Panel will lead a discussion with the audience about the Scottish Government’s current consultation about extending the presumption against short prison sentences from three to 12 months.

  • Wed
    Climate Cooperation after Paris

    Our high-level event will take place just one month after the conclusion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Paris in December 2015.

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Mooting Society


A moot is a competitive mock court hearing. We offer fantastic training by experienced students, solicitors, advocates, sheriffs and even SUPREME COURT justices. 

We're in the TOP 15 for Law in the UK

Strathclyde Student Law Review

The Strathclyde Student Law Review allows you to get your work published. Through published articles, you can express your views, and read other student opinions, on current legal developments.

It’s a student run body and we welcome submissions from all UK students on any legal topic (subject to the approval of the editorial board).

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Climate Change Law & Policy (LLM)

This is a one-year full-time course that's studied by distance learning with the exception of two residential weeks - one in September and one in January - here in Scotland.

Criminal Justice & Penal Change (LLM/MSc)

Find out all you need to know about our Criminal Justice & Penal Change (LLM/MSc) course.