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Course summary

Overview Join a top Law School that offers an engaging student-focused learning experience. Gain the skills and confidence you need to excel within or beyond the legal profession or the field of crime and criminal justice. UEA Law School is housed in historic Earlham Hall. You will join a community of legal and criminology scholars and students, be taught by dedicated lecturers with expertise in a range of legal and criminological fields, and be part of a vibrant student body with an active law society. This course combines a traditional English Law Degree with the fascinating field of Criminology: the study of the nature and causes of crime, of criminality and those who commit crime, and responses to crime, including the Criminal Justice System. Combining Law and Criminology will give you a strong understanding of the evolving state of our society and the challenges it faces. You will be able to enrol on Sociology modules taught across UEA Schools. This is a closely related subject that focuses on the development and functioning of society. It will allow you to explore diverse and conflicting ideas of what the key issues are and how they should be addressed. Much of your study will be anchored around contemporary events and live issues that are affecting the world today. This course will give you a broad knowledge and skills base with which to succeed in a wide variety of law and non-related careers. About This Course The wide range of choices the course affords allows you to tailor your degree around the subjects that interest you. Choices combine a variety of areas within law. Throughout the course, you will develop important skills in research, writing, critical analysis, and constructing a reasoned and evidenced argument. The point of legal study is not simply to memorise the law, but to be able to engage with it skillfully. In Criminology, you will learn how to think critically and apply different explanations of crime on how we should respond to contemporary issues. As such, many of the skills you will acquire are transferable. Throughout your degree, you will be given constructive feedback on your work to help you improve. You will be allocated an Academic Advisor to help you get the most from your studies. You will also have many opportunities to build your skills, confidence, and professional CV through extra-curricular activities. During your studies, you will enjoy the support of our outstanding employability programme and have the opportunity to take part in voluntary activities. You could complete an internship at a law firm, spend a day on the bench with a judge during a trial, or get involved with our Justice Project, where you will work on cases of prisoners who maintain they were the victims of miscarriages of justice. You could also benefit from the alumni-mentoring scheme, where Law School graduates offer career mentoring to individual students. Our many events with law firms, barrister chambers, criminal justice agencies and alumni create great opportunities for finding out about the options for when you graduate. You can also make a difference in the local community, working for the public good (pro bono) with the UEA award-winning Law Clinic, providing free legal advice under the supervision of local solicitors, to members of the local community who cannot otherwise access it. You can also have fun, build your profile and hone valuable skills by joining in Law Society activities. These include mooting contests where a point of law is debated in a simulated court hearing. Finals are judged by actual judges or barristers. In 2016, the UEA Law Society won LawCareers.Net award for ‘Best Pro Bono’ activities and in 2019 the award as the best law society for Commercial Awareness. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications and combinations of qualifications - for further information please contact us at

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details:

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £20600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
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