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Foundation in Law

Program Overview

This programme is designed to allow you to reach your full potential in the area of law at Keele University.


  • Two Semesters


  • September 2022
  • January 2023


  • Keele University International College

The law degrees at Keele are informed by research and offer a critical approach to legal education in an enriched, inclusive environment, involving a range of professional activities and support. You will be able to go on to train as a solicitor or barrister following graduation, or prepare for a legal career of your choice from a range of options.

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Foundation Modules
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • English Legal System
  • Legal Skills, Analysis and Discourse
  • Research Skills
  • Constitutional Law
  • Business Law
  • Principles of ICT
Progression Degree Options

Please visit each degree page to get more in-depth information and full list of modules for Year One, Two and Three.


Keele University boasts a purpose-built moot court room allows you to practice the art of legal argument by presenting cases in a realistic courtroom setting. Mooting enables you to develop research, drafting and advocacy skills as well as building your confidence to work under pressure in a fast-evolving environment.

The Law School runs its own internal mooting competition but also trains and supports you as you take part in regional, national and international competitions.

Why Law at Keele?
  • Global top 500 for Law (THE World University Rankings, 2022)
  • Work placement opportunities to explore various law-related professions (not guaranteed – subject to visa and availability)
  • Accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board
Career Opportunities

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017).

Graduates follow diverse careers, including climbing to the highest reaches of the legal professions, going on to further study, or following successful careers in a wide range of other professions.

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