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Course summary

Are you fascinated by law and how it is viewed through a criminological lens? Our Qualifying Law Degree, Law and Criminology LLB (Hons), explores the foundations of law and theories of crime, providing exemptions from the academic stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister. Our law with criminology degree provides an overview of legal systems and institutions with a minor specialism in criminology. You’ll get an understanding of the law’s role in society and key legal principles such as civil liabilities, legal reasoning and contract law. You’ll explore contemporary case studies and their critiques to sharpen your critical analysis skills. You’ll look at the police, criminal courts, prisons and youth justice services under the microscope, and understand the legal system as a whole – including its impact on society. In the final year of law with criminology, you’ll choose an optional module from a variety of specialist areas of law. Outside of the classroom you’ll be offered the chance to visit courts including the Old Bailey, the Supreme Court and Parliament in London, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the European Parliament and European Commission in Brussels. Listen to regular guest lectures from experienced lawyers like Paul Tweed – a libel lawyer who has represented clients such as Britney Spears, Whitney Houston and Liam Neeson. Want to get practical experience? Show your legal prowess in our on-campus courtroom, where you’ll take part in mock courtroom scenarios and get a taste of the real thing. Join the student-led Law Society to meet your peers and Edge Hill alumni. Our law and criminology degree provides an engaging, insightful and thorough insight into the world of law and crime, equipping you with the practical and substantive knowledge to practise law.

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment is designed to ensure that you acquire a wide range of skills, particularly those required by future employers. You will write case reports and essays, critically analyse legal documents, give oral presentations, defend and advise clients and take exams. Exams usually account for more than half of the marks for any module though a small number of modules are assessed by coursework only. You will always be given feedback on all your work so that you will learn from the experience.

Professional bodies

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

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M1M9
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
67%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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

Additional fee information

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Law with Criminology at Edge Hill University - UCAS