Help people and represent companies. Develop valuable skills employers look for. Graduate and embark on a successful law career. Sunderland has one of the best Law Departments in the UK. The Faculty of Business and Law was rated best in the North-East for Course Satisfaction, according to The Guardian University Guide 2015. This extended law degree is designed to help ease your transition from school/college to a higher education environment. You’ll develop a better understanding of contemporary issues in a globalised environment and enhance your critical thinking and communications skills.