Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law at Swansea University brings together a variety of disciplines in a thriving academic environment, supported by staff with extensive real-world experience.
At the School of Law we enjoy an international reputation and prepare our students for a range of careers that make a difference to society, combining high quality education with the skills needed for successful academic or professional careers.
Why study at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law?
At the School we enjoy an international reputation and prepare our students for a range of careers that make a difference to society, combining high quality education with the skills needed for successful academic or professional careers.
Our students are at the heart of our Law School. We provide unique and contemporary education, from undergraduate to PhD level, we boost our students’ prospects with experiential learning opportunities, such as working with our Law Clinic, Miscarriage of Justice Project, Mooting and Advocacy initiatives, or placements with a range of key partners.
The School is research focused, with an array of specialist centres, ranging from Children’s Human Rights to Cyberterrorism and LegalTech.
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. Discover more about our beautiful Singleton Campus by taking our virtual tour.
The School is at the forefront of both criminology and legal education, and holds several specialist research centres, with international reputations, including the:
Centre for Criminal Justice and Criminology
Cyber Threats Research Centre
Governance and Human Rights Research Group
Observatory on Human Rights of Children
Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law
Our programmes are taught in small groups by academics with extensive experience. We have a variety of specialisms, including:
Swansea University's School of Law houses a vibrant and inclusive postgraduate research community, which is an integral part of life at the School.
Our students have joined us from the UK, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, bringing a wide range of research interests and experiences with them, enhancing the learning experiences of the whole community.
Our research courses will allow you to explore an individual and unique topic in depth, while acquiring extensive and specialised research skills along the way, with support and supervision from our academic staff, who will help you earn your PhD or MPhil in a world class faculty.
To find out more about life as a postgraduate researcher at the School of Law, or to apply for one of our programmes
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 do things differently at Swansea. From the moment your journey starts with us, you will have careers advice and employment opportunities all under one roof.
We ensure that your learning and professional experience exists in tandem, leading to successful graduate career opportunities. During your time at Swansea, we will provide you with the confidence to engage with industry, take on placement opportunities and work experience, all with the aim of preparing you fully for the world of work.
As a result, the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law is ranked top 10 in the UK for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2022).
Swansea University offers several postgraduate scholarship opportunities, including the Inspiring Futures Scholarships for postgraduate taught offer holders, for more information visit our scholarships page.
Don’t just take our word for it:
“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.”
LLM Graduate, Karin
A city by the sea
Swansea is a city that has it all: whether you’re a sports fanatic, culture vulture or outdoor adventurer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy between lectures. Discover why we are a top UK research university based in one of the UK’s most naturally beautiful regions.
Look around the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law via our virtual tour. We’d love to show you around in person, contact us to arrange a visit.
Richard Price Building / School of Law Mall Building
Tel: +44 (0)1792 295831