LLB (Hons) with Criminology Combine an outstanding legal education with in-depth understanding of the causes and consequences of crime. This distinctive degree will expand your worldview and broaden your career prospects. Why choose this course? LLB (Hons) with Criminology is a ‘qualifying law degree’: it meets criteria set by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a first step towards becoming a barrister or solicitor. At the same time, it explores broader issues surrounding crime, justice and society. Is this course for you? By studying our LLB (Hons) with Criminology you’ll gain a comprehensive all-round undergraduate legal education, alongside a thorough grounding in criminology and the challenges facing criminal justice professionals today. How you will learn LLB (Hons) with Criminology has a strong practical focus. Using our impressive replica court room and interview custody suite, you will gain skills in everything from case preparation to advocacy and negotiation. You will also undertake problem-based research into criminal and community justice systems. Flexibility and choice are a cornerstone of this course: our broad selection of optional modules means that you can specialise in areas as diverse as company law, commercial and consumer law, family law, international human rights, child protection, murder, psychopathy, cybercrime and miscarriages of justice. Opportunities and experiences There are opportunities for placements and internships, study trips, and mentoring by legal and criminology experts. Our Student Legal Advice Centre will build your skills in clinical legal practice by giving you the opportunity to offer free advice and assistance to members of the public who might otherwise be unable to access such services. Careers and employability Our graduates take up roles in private practice, the Crown Prosecution Service, the courts, law centres, the police, probation and prison services. The LLB (Hons) is also a stepping stone if you want to proceed to train as a barrister or solicitor.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|