University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Law with Criminology

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Course summary

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? This dynamic degree broadens your career options. It spans every aspect of legal services plus the challenges facing criminal justice professionals today – in the police, courts, prison and probation services, youth offending teams and victim support groups. How you will learn LLB (Hons) with Criminology has a strong practical focus. Using our impressive court and interview rooms, 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. 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.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M1M2
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
70%
Student satisfaction
67%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
92%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Law with Criminology at University of Derby - UCAS