What can I do with my degree?

Law

The Career Zone have produced a guide: Careers for Law graduates

With a Law degree from the University of Exeter, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principal features of the legal system(s) studied
  • Apply knowledge to a situation of limited complexity so as to provide arguable conclusions for concrete actual or hypothetical problems
  • Identify accurately issues that require researching
  • Identify and retrieve up-to-date legal information, using relevant primary and secondary legal sources
  • Seek information through verbal questioning
  • Rank items and issues in terms of relevance and importance in order to analyse and solve problems
  • Evaluate, interpret and explain complex information clearly
  • Reason and judge critically
  • Present and make a reasoned choice between alternative solutions
  • Research independently in areas of law not previously studied
  • Read and discuss large amounts of legal materials, written in technical and complex language
  • Attend to detail and draft formal documents with precision
  • Present knowledge or an argument in a way that is concise and comprehensible to others and which is directed at their concerns
  • Develop oral and written communication skills and the ability to formulate sound arguments

These are some examples of jobs and further study that Exeter Law graduates have entered:

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Professional Institutions and Organisations relating to Law

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Law in the Workplace

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