Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Explore if a career in law is the right fit for you

Legal careers can be both financially and emotionally rewarding, allowing you to build a long-lasting career around helping people in need. However, the legal sector has also been accused of a lack of diversity and representation.

On this course, you’ll learn about the nature of the legal sector itself, and the different routes into law. You’ll identify the skills needed to succeed as a lawyer, and how you can upskill yourself accordingly.

You’ll come away understanding the structures available to support your journey to becoming a lawyer – regardless of your educational background.

What topics will you cover?

  • The different routes to studying and working in law
  • The skills needed to work in law
  • The different practice areas in law
  • Diversity and support in the legal sector

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone considering a career in law or who would like to find out more about studying law and working in the legal sector. No prior expertise in law or the law sector is required.

Who developed the course?

The University of Law

The University of Law is one of the UK’s longest established specialist providers of legal education, believing that students should learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.