Law and Society

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Law and Society

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours

Work Experience Double Major

Sharpen your research and analytical skills in fields as varied as philosophy, anthropology, and criminology, as you pursue the knowledge of the law, how it has impacted the course of history and the role it plays in today’s society.


Program Information

The Law and Society program is an undergraduate, interdisciplinary Honours program that examines law in its broader social and cultural context. The goals of the program are to promote the intellectual importance of the study of law and society, and law in society; to provide a framework within which students may explore different approaches to law using interdisciplinary resources as well as international and comparative perspectives; to equip students with critical skills for socio-legal study and research; and to sharpen a view of law as implicated in the everyday life of students. Our faculty brings a range of interdisciplinary expertise and training to the classroom and draw from fields as diverse as anthropology, history, philosophy, law, sociology, criminology and political science.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours
Degree Options: Double Major, Single Major

4 yrs

Experiential Education

Research / Other Activities

Honours Option

Yes (Honours Only)



Degree Overview

Career Options

Our graduates are well suited to pursue law-related careers as well careers in journalism, government, policy research and academia. Our interdisciplinary program prepares students for a wide variety of career paths with a particular focus on the development of excellent research and communication skills.


Child Welfare Worker Community Worker Government Administrator
Judge Labour Relations Specialist Lawyer
Paralegal Policy Researcher Politician
Public Affairs Consultant Social Policy Researcher Youth Worker