Law with Criminology at Middlesex University - UCAS

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Overview Why study law with criminology with us Our LLB Law with Criminology is perfectly suited for those wishing to become a legal practitioner specializing in criminal law. The course lets you study two complementary perspectives while you gain the initial academic skills to become a qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. The course is recognised by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board and we’re internationally known for both our law and criminology expertise – and our law with criminology course puts you at the heart of legal innovation. Our course gives you the intellectual knowledge and transferable skills that make up the first stage of professional legal education. You’ll learn the core principals of law in England and Wales while you develop your understanding of criminology – and the complexities this presents. You’ll also put theory into practice with work-based modules that will help you develop the hands-on skills and expertise to compete in both the criminal justice system and the legal profession. Learn to apply your skills With our course, you’ll practise your skills as you study. Work placements are integral to the programme – we place our students with professional legal bodies, so you get work experience alongside your theoretical studies. You’ll be encouraged to put your skills to good use through our Legal Advice Centre, where you can help people and get your first taste of the law in practice. The skills you’ll gain on this course will not only set you up for a career in the legal field but prepare you for other exciting paths. Sectors like the Civil Service, government, education, and many more find a law degree highly desirable – you’ll have plenty of career choices after graduation. Past students of this course have gone on to work for organisations like Irwin Mitchell, U.S Department of the Treasury, Crown Prosecution Service, and Home Office. Get the support you need to succeed When it comes to support, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor to get the backing you need. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants who have personal experience in your subject. Aside from being a route to pursuing a career within the legal profession, law and criminology courses open up career opportunities within the criminal justice system – in both the UK and abroad.


Year 1 - Compulsory English Legal System (30 credits) Legal Method (30 credits) Contract Law (30 credits) Public Law (30 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Criminal Law (30 credits) Tort (30 credits) Contemporary Criminological Theory (15 credits) Victimology (15 credits) Year 2 - Optional EU Law (30 credits) UK and European Human Rights Law (30 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Land Law (30 credits) Equity and Trusts (30 credits) Year 3: Year-long optional modules Evidence (30 credits) Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits) Year 3: Term one optional modules Contemporary Issues in Criminology and Policy Processes (15 credits) Comparative Criminal Justice: Courts, Sentencing and Prisons (15 credits) Rehabilitation and Community Support (15 credits) Investigations in Theory and Practice (15 credits) Violent Crime (15 credits) Crimes of the Powerful (15 credits) 'Learning Together' Contemporary Issues in Criminology and Policy Processes (15 credits) Year 3: Term two optional modules Environmental Justice and Green Criminology (15 credits) Forensic Mental Health and Offending (15 credits) Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice (15 credits) Cyber-Security (15 credits) Children as Victims and the Child Protection System (15 credits) Gangs, Group Offending and Joint Enterprise (15 credits) Transnational Crime (15 credits) Learning at Work (15 credits)

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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

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: 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

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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

Student Outcomes

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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 £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at:
Law with Criminology at Middlesex University - UCAS