LLB Law with Criminology with Placement and Foundation Year at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS

Course summary

Why study a law with criminology with foundation and placement years Expand your career horizons across law, criminology, and criminal justice and gain the essential skills for working in the legal practice and criminal justice systems. Course overview The business and law foundation year is designed to build your confidence, develop your capabilities and ensure you’re future-ready and ready for the competitive global marketplace. You'll have the option for a placement year between the second and third years of study, where you have the opportunity to work in industry, gaining valuable employment and experience. Solent University’s LLB delivered through the Solent Law School, places a strong emphasis on professional practice, covering the foundation subjects essential for aspiring solicitors or barristers. Combined with the study of criminology, you will also develop knowledge in areas such as social problems, criminology and criminal justice, by exploring the experience of crime victims, examine media representations of social problems, and discuss the effect of modern communications technology on the processes of law. Our recent ground-breaking partnership with the College of Legal Practice enables you to undertake modules in your final year that give you credit towards your degree qualification and also in preparing for the Solicitors Qualification Examination One (SQE1), giving you a real head start if you’re considering becoming a solicitor. Real-world learning and professional networks are at the heart of the course; The Solent Law School is a founding member of Southampton City Law Network and and Solent University have established connections in the criminal justice sector, such as Hampshire Constabulary, the National Probation Service, the National Crime Agency and various international organisations. This allows us to offer a dynamic programme of events, workshops and guest lectures from a wide range of visiting professionals from various fields. Additionally, students benefit from work experience opportunities, that give you the chance to experience the legal and criminal justice organisations to develop advanced skills and professional practices and explore diverse career paths. You will have access to specialist facilities, too – including the University’s moot courtroom, which enables you to practice your legal skills in a realistic environment, and our portable crime scene as well as the law library, and an extensive range of law and criminlogy resources giving you both the theory and practice for a huge range of careers in law, criminology and criminal justice. Who is this course for? This degree is ideally suited to students looking to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister and also if you’re looking for a career path in criminology or a similar professional capacity. You will develop analytical and research skills that can be transferred to a broad range of careers, not only in criminology-related fields but also within the wider justice sector. What does this course lead to? You may not be sure yet which area of law, criminology or a mix of the two will suit you, but many industries are suitable. Many students focussing on law, go on to train as a solicitor or barrister, while others pursue careers as legal executives, company secretaries or licensed conveyancers, or in areas such as legal and financial compliance, local and central government, the police service, or paralegal work. You will also be well placed for a huge range of careers in criminology and criminal justice, from probation and policing services to charity and social service work with offenders and young people.


FOUNDATION YEAR - CORE MODULES Academic and Personal Development Introduction to Business Introduction to Marketing and Consumer Law Introduction to Law Understanding Finance Business or Law Project YEAR ONE - CORE MODULES Civil and Criminal Litigation and Procedure Constitutional Administrative and EU Law Contract Law and Practice Criminal Justice Process Criminal Law and Practice Tort and Dispute Resolution YEAR TWO - CORE MODULES Company and Commercial Law and Practice Cybercrime and AI Equity and Trusts: Law and Practice Global Crime Landlord and Tenant and Planning Law Legal and Criminological Theory YEAR THREE - PLACEMENT YEAR YEAR FOUR - CORE MODULES Crime, Media, Culture Dangerous Offenders Land Law and Practice YEAR FOUR - Optional modules Please note: Not all optional modules are guaranteed to run each year. Crime, Gender and Sexuality Developing Independent Learning (third year final project) Gangs, Drugs and Alcohol Professional Practice SQE 1 - Module Preperation

Professional bodies

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

  • Bar Standards Board

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

IELTS minimum score of 5.5 overall with minimum 5.0 in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking. TOEFL (IBT) minimum score of 71 overall with a minimum of 19 in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four components

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
EU £15050 Year 1
International £15050 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries

LLB Law with Criminology with Placement and Foundation Year at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS