Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. This course is moving into one of our new buildings at City campus. Teaching will mainly be delivered at our Collegiate campus until December 2024 while we get our new facilities ready. From January 2025 you will study in brand new facilities at City campus. Course summary
- Gain interdisciplinary expertise in law and criminology.
- Explore criminal justice and behaviour and the effect of law on society.
- Work with law firms and legal and social-justice providers.
- Consider the global reach of law, with opportunities for UK and international placements.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Applied Crime, Rights And Justice Criminal Law Introduction To Law & Legal Practice Principles Of Contract Law Year 2 Compulsory modules Land Law Legal Environments And Professional Skills The Law Of Trusts Tort Law Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Professional Practice Experience Elective modules Commercial Law Company Law Criminal Justice Theories And Realities Employment Law Extended Professional Practice Family Law Immigration Law Intellectual Property Law International Criminal Law And Justice International Human Rights Law And Medicine Law Of Evidence Public Interest Law And Judicial Review Public International Law Sports Law
Coursework | Exam | Practical
How to apply
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please note that we do not accept direct entry into 2nd or 3rd year for this course.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Please note that if you have a criminal conviction and want to become either a solicitor or barrister that you speak with the relevant regulatory body to determine if this will have any implications for your chosen career path. This is in order to ensure students are notified of regulator requirements for entering the legal profession. Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in both reading and writing and 5.5 in all other skills, or equivalent.
Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.