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Course Overview

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology is a three year degree that combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of criminology, including crime, criminal justice and criminal behaviour. With specific modules focusing on criminology, your studies will not only give you a great legal qualification, but they will also open up fascinating career avenues within the criminological world too. With our LLB Law and Criminology qualification, you will also explore social responses to crime and criminality, and look at the processes and consequences of law-making, law-breaking and law enforcement. The skills and knowledge you’ll gain on this Law with Criminology course will not only set you up for a career in the legal field but prepare you for other exciting options. For instance, establishments in government, education, and many more, find a law degree highly desirable – so you’ll have plenty of career choices after graduation.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of criminology, including crime, criminal justice and criminal behaviour. It’s an ideal choice if you’re looking to pursue a career in the legal sector or, more specifically, within the criminal justice system. In addition to studying key legal topics, you will also study Criminology modules which examine the nature of crime and how it operates. The course focuses on key concepts, such as the definition of crime and how it is perceived within society. Studying this balanced combination of law and criminology means that you have a great choice of career options to choose from. Not only could you continue your studies to become a qualified lawyer, but you can consider careers in politics, journalism, business or criminal investigation and analysis. This course is a great starting point from which to launch your career in the exciting worlds of law and criminology.
Foundation Year

Semester 1

  • Citizenship
  • Academic and Report Writing
  • Numeracy Skills in Context

Semester 2

  • Foundations of Business Managemen
  • Foundations of Law
  • Foundations of Social Science
Year 1
  • Common Law Method and Ethics
  • Academic and Digital Skills
  • Contract Law

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law
Year 2

Semester 1

  • Business Law 1
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
  • Land Law

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Criminology

Criminology options:

Choose one*

  • Drugs in the Criminal Justice System
  • Society and Punishment

Law options:

Choose one*

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • Extended Essay
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Technology and Innovation
  • Legal Practice in the 21st Century
  • Real Estate
Year 3

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts

Choose two*

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research Project (double module)

Semester 2

Choose three*

Criminology options:

  • Cybercrime
  • Media, Crime and Control
  • Zemiology: Social Harms

Law options:

  • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only)
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Technology
  • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills and Succession

*All options are indicative and subject to availability.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted.

Funding Options

PC
ULA
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