Law with Criminology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Interested in a rewarding career in the field of criminal justice or the legal sector? Our Law with Criminology LLB(Hons) course will prepare you for your career, providing you a well-rounded background in the foundations of law and criminology. Completing an LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology course can lead you to a wide range of career opportunities that bridge the fields of law and criminology for example, criminal lawyer, criminologist, police officer/detective, correction officer, private investigator and many more. In addition to learning the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge (FLK), you’ll learn about the impacts and explanations for crime, including punishment and victimisation. By the end of the course, you’ll be well equipped for a career in the Crown Prosecution Service, police service, probation service, prison service and related fields. Our flexible course structures mean that you can wait until the end of Year 2 to decide whether you want to follow an academic route and enroll onto, for example, our LLB (Hons) Law. Alternatively, you might take one of our practice-focused courses, i.e., Law and Practice or Master’s in Law and Practice. Why Study Law with Criminology LLB(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Our LLB (Hons) course in Law with Criminology can launch you on your career path, offering you a comprehensive foundation in the fundamentals of both the legal field and criminology.  Employability skills are embedded within our curriculum, and a range of extra-curricular activities are on offer. You can benefit from hands-on experience at the Legal Advice Centre. You’ll participate in national and international Moot competitions, a professional mentoring scheme, the Law School challenge, and a law Careers Fair, developing both legal and employability skills as well as networking for future careers.    In addition to specialised legal databases (i.e., Westlaw, Lexis Library) and journals (via Heinonline, Jstor), you’ll have access to over 200 law eBooks (textbooks) via Law Trove. These are all included in your course fees. Your studies will be enhanced in our state-of-the-art facilities, which include a purpose-built mock courtroom that simulates a real-life legal environment. After the second year of the course, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional 48-week work placement in your area of interest, in the UK or abroad. Completing an LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology course can lead you to a wide range of career opportunities that bridge the fields of law and criminology. These include criminal lawyer, criminologist, police officer/detective, correction officer, private investigator and many more. You could work as a solicitor, a paralegal, legal assistant, or legal advisor. On the criminology side, you might go on to work as a police officer, a probation officer, a crime scene investigator, or detective. You’ll also be able to advance to a postgraduate course to deepen your legal knowledge. Professional Bodies You’ll also be studying at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International-accredited Business School. Globally, fewer than six per cent of institutions offering business degrees achieve this accreditation. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Modules on the first year of this course include: • Contract Law • Criminal Law • English Legal System and Method • Public Law • 21st Century Legal and Employability Skills • Introduction to Explaining Crime. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Based on your choice of modules, assessments vary from essays and exams to reports, case notes, briefs, oral presentations, moots, skills-based, reflective learning, and clinic-based learning. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • AACSB International

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Law with Criminology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS