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

Course summary

Why study a law with criminology degree at Solent University 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 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.


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:

  • Year 1

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

• Direct entry to years 2 (Level 5) or 3 (Level 6) We welcome applications from students currently studying a Foundation Degree, DipHE, HNC, HND or modules of an undergraduate degree course at another university, who wish to enter directly into Years 2 or 3 of one of our undergraduate degree courses. • Level 5 (year 2) entry To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area. • Level 6 (year 3) entry To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)80with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.

Solent University can also accept the following English Language Test: Duolingo English Language Test 115 overall with a minimum of 95 in each component. All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
EU £16125 Year 1
International £16125 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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 at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS