Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

LLB Law with Criminology

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Course summary

Overview Studying an LLB at Middlesex you will gain the legal skills and abilities to complete the academic stage of training, and with your qualification, embark on the next stage of vocational training to become a fully qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. Studied together, law and criminology provide complementary perspectives that offer a joined-up understanding of law in its social and policy context. Why study LLB Law with Criminology at Middlesex University? The LLB Law with Criminology is a qualifying law degree that provides you with the knowledge and understanding of the principles of law, particularly in the Foundations of Legal Knowledge, and an opportunity to develop the associated transferable intellectual and key skills that will enable you to satisfy the requirements set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for the academic stage of training. You will study the fundamental doctrines and principles which underpin the law of England and Wales, and will gain specialist knowledge and understanding of law and criminology and the complexities therein, developing skills and equipping you with expertise to move towards professional and related practice in this area. Work placements are integral to the programme with a vibrant clinical legal education initiative that places law students with professional legal bodies in order to combine work experience with academic education. It also combines skills such as mooting and mediation within the programme and extra-curricular to the programme, including entering teams into formal mooting and mediation competitions nationally and internationally. Course highlights

  • Middlesex University School of Law is internationally known for its expertise in the field of criminology alongside legal specialisms including Human Rights and Migration
  • You will study the core law modules that meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) for the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training
  • Your course is taught across three campuses, in London, Mauritius and Dubai, with the option of transferring for one (or more) year of study to one of our overseas campuses
  • You will integrate applied work-based and skills-based modules that allow you to prepare practically as well as academically for a successful career, both within and outside of the legal professions
  • You will study a range of specialist optional modules that will allow you to hone your interests with a view to professional practice or further research and engagement
  • Our outstanding academic reputation places our students at the heart of legal research and innovation. You will be guided by an academic team of nationally and internationally-recognised experts in their chosen fields of law, with links to professional legal bodies and organisations at the local, national and international levels
  • As a student of this course you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details


Year 1: English Legal System (30 credits) - Compulsory Legal Method (30 credits) - Compulsory Contract Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Public Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Criminal Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Tort (30 credits) - Compulsory EU Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Land Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Equity and Trusts (30 credits) - Compulsory Children as Victims and Offenders (30 credits) - Optional Forensic Mental Health and Offending (30 credits) - Optional Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Optional Violent Crime (30 credits) - Optional Gangs and Group Offending (30 credits) - Optional Justice, Punishment and Human Rights (30 credits) - Optional Special Constabulary (30 credits) - Optional Environmental Justice and Green Criminology (30 credits) - Optional Homicide and Serious Crime Investigation (30 credits) - Optional Evidence (30 credits) - Optional Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits) - Optional Work Based Internship (120 credits) - Optional Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

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LLB Law with Criminology at Middlesex University - UCAS