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University of Glasgow | Faculty of Law and Financial Studies

Corporate Biography



Location of main offices

Glasgow, Scotland

Main function

Educational administration

Related authority entries

University of Glasgow | Faculty of Law 1451-1984

University of Glasgow | Faculty of Law, Business and Social Sciences 2005 to date


The Faculty of Law and Financial Studies was established in 1984 as the result of a change of name for the Faculty of Law. In August 2005, it was integrated with the Faculty of Social Sciences to become the Faculty of Law, Business and Social Sciences.


The Faculty offered courses in law and financial studies leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas.

Administrative structure

The Faculty was presided over by an appointed Dean and conducted its own academic administration, including degree and course development, admissions and appeals and the financial administration of its resources.

Reference codes of collections created by the corporate body



Rules or Conventions

Authority record created according to the National Council on ArchivesRules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names (NCA Rules)1997 and International Council on Archives: Ad Hoc Committee on Descriptive StandardsInternational Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families (ISAAR)CPF1995.

Date of Creation

Corporate name authority record compiled for the GASHE project by Victoria Peters, research archivist, 1 September 2005