The LLB Law with Politics at Manchester will provide you with an exciting opportunity to study these related and increasingly important disciplines in one of the UK's key cities for political activity and advancement. This joint honours course leads to a qualifying law degree, which allows you to benefit from the extensive legal and political expertise at The University of Manchester, and gain a deep understanding of law, and its relevance to the ever-changing world around you. Alongside enhanced skills in legal reasoning, you will develop the intellectual ability and flexibility to readily assimilate new ideas and materials from a variety of legal and political sources. The skills and knowledge you gain will have far-reaching relevance for your future career, whether in the field of law, international relations or a variety of other social science disciplines. **Aims** This course aims to provide you with a strong integrated grounding in the study of both Law and Politics. You will gain advanced knowledge of the principles and rules of English Law as well as rounded understanding of government and public affairs, including the ideas and theories that have informed their conduct. We aim to provide you with general academic and transferable skills as well as knowledge which will help you gain employment. In particular, the course will encourage initiative, independent learning, and commitment to scholarship of a very high quality including the development your powers of inquiry, critical analysis and logical thinking. The opportunity to study abroad will provide you with an understanding of legal and political systems, principles, ideas and theories from the perspective of another country, as well as developing an awareness of global challenges and how they are dealt with in different political, legal and cultural systems. **Special Features** **Legal Advice Centre** Gain insights into the legal profession, whilst helping members of the public with real life legal issues by volunteering at the Legal Advice Centre. The School's Legal Advice Centre offers pro bono legal advice to the public, university staff and students. It is sponsored by major city firms and supported by the University of Law solicitors and barristers who are quality marked by the Legal Services Commission. The Centre aims to provide practical experience for our students who are supervised by legal practitioners, and to offer a reliable service to its clients, who seek help with their legal problems and in many circumstances have nowhere else to obtain legal advice. **Societies** Benefit from unique experiences, networking and professional development opportunities by getting involved with one of the School's many student societies: More about student societies **Study Abroad** Gain experience of another culture as well as valuable overseas connections by studying abroad for one year in the third year of your four-year degree. Students will be able to apply for study abroad placements, subject to a satisfactory performance in years 1 and 2.