Law | An open and shut case
The Glamorgan Law School offers an academically challenging environment, with an excellent reputation for its teaching quality. Our friendly and approachable staff come from a range of backgrounds and have a wealth of both professional and academic experience, which they bring to the delivery of courses.
We offer a full range of undergraduate, taught postgraduate and professional postgraduate programmes in law. Our programmes are designed to equip students with the intellectual training and professional skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive employment market. We provide careers guidance and draw on our strong links with the legal profession to give our students the best chance of following their chosen career path.
The Law School is housed in the Grade II listed Tŷ Crawshay building on the University’s Treforest campus with state-of-the-art facilities, including a fully equipped mock courtroom. Students practice their debating skills in mooting competitions and we have an active Student Law Society.
Students frequently praise the friendly atmosphere, and the high level of guidance and support that they receive from academic and administrative staff. Law at Glamorgan received a student satisfaction score of 92% in the National Student Survey 2010, making it the highest performing Law programme in Wales. This was an increase on last year’s result and above the average of 85% for the UK.
The quality of teaching was a particular strength for Glamorgan Law School. Our dedicated tutors were praised by the students with 99% agreeing that lecturers were good at explaining things while 91% agreed that staff were enthusiastic about what they were teaching. Student satisfaction related to personal development also scored highly with 93% of students agreeing their communication skills had improved while 91% felt that their course had prepared them to tackle unfamiliar problems with confidence.
The high satisfaction levels reflect continued staff efforts to respond to student feedback highlighted in the survey in previous years.