Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Swansea University Swansea University was founded in 1920 and celebrated its centenary in 2020. It has been awarded a gold rating for teaching in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), was rated in the top 30 for research excellence in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014-21), and ranked top 10 in the UK for research income (HESA).
Swansea also ranks in the top 15 in the UK for career prospects (Complete University Guide 2021), and is 6th in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS 2020).
The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
The School of Law is located on the coastal Singleton Park Campus, set in beautiful parkland, and within easy reach of the city centre and stunning Gower coastline. The School is at the forefront of both criminology and legal education, and holds several specialist research centres, with international reputations, including the:
The School is home to a thriving community of doctoral students from around the world. As a PhD or MPhil student, you'll be supported by our academics, get involved with research projects, and will have exclusive use of our dedicated facilities.
Our expansion into a second building marks the start of an exciting new era. Our focus continues to be on the provision of research-led and skills orientated education, which is enhanced by our sector-leading facilities. Our two buildings house our professional Law Clinic space, authentic courtrooms, and vibrant teaching and study spaces.
We arrange guest lectures and visits, to enhance your practical and professional experience. We have a dedicated Employability and Placements Officer, to introduce our students to a range of high-quality employers. Swansea graduates are in demand with local, national, and international employers.
Meet our LLM Graduate, Karin: “I loved every minute of my time in Swansea! The experience was very rewarding and enjoyable as you get to learn alongside students from all over the world.The School organised numerous visits to firms and companies, and there were weekly guest lectures from experts in the industry. I was also able to complete an internship in London at international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan.”