Law with Criminology (including a Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS

University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Law with Criminology (including a Foundation Year)

Course summary

Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. Once the Foundation Year has been completed successfully, you can then go on to complete your degree. A Law degree which also enables you to examine the causes and effects of criminal behaviour, its impact on the criminal justice system, and methods for prevention. Gain a rich understanding of the key components and fundamentals of law as well as the essentials of criminology. This course allows you to tailor your studies, and undertake a Work Based Learning module. Final year students have the opportunity to focus on areas of Law that particularly interest them, developing skills within their chosen specialist modules. We have strong links with local legal professionals and the wider community to enhance our course, and our team is made up of former practitioners and nationally recognised academic lawyers, committed to helping our students make their career aspirations a reality. Join the Student Law Society, gain an insight into law in the real world by volunteering with the Department’s Legal Advice Clinic, or get involved with Chester Community Law Project, the Law School’s student-led outreach programme which enables volunteers to use their legal knowledge to benefit our local community. Specialist opportunities such as guest lecturers and an array of co-curricular outreach, pro bono (free legal advice) and mooting opportunities, can enhance your skillset and transform you into a graduate that stands out from the crowd. Please note that for your Foundation Year, you will be taught at Gateway House, Chester.


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this course please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include examinations, essays, presentations and critical reflections.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Chester considers a wide range of Level 3 qualifications and a wide range of professional / vocational qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 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 .

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
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Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

01244 567470

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Additional information

Phone lines are open: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm; Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; Except: Thursday 15th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; Friday 16th August 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday 17th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday 18th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday 24th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm;

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Law with Criminology (including a Foundation Year) at University of Chester - UCAS