Middlesex University

Law with Criminology Middlesex University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Studying an LLB at Middlesex you will gain the legal skills and abilities to complete the academic stage of training, and with your qualification, embark on the next stage of vocational training to become a fully qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. Studied together, law and criminology provide complementary perspectives that offer a joined-up understanding of law in its social and policy context.

Why study LLB Law with Criminology at Middlesex University?
The LLB Law with Criminology is a qualifying law degree that provides you with the knowledge and understanding of the principles of law, particularly in the Foundations of Legal Knowledge, and an opportunity to develop the associated transferable intellectual and key skills that will enable you to satisfy the requirements set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for the academic stage of training.

You will study the fundamental doctrines and principles which underpin the law of England and Wales, and will gain specialist knowledge and understanding of law and criminology and the complexities therein, developing skills and equipping you with expertise to move towards professional and related practice in this area.

Work placements are integral to the programme with a vibrant clinical legal education initiative that places law students with professional legal bodies in order to combine work experience with academic education. It also combines skills such as mooting and mediation within the programme and extra-curricular to the programme, including entering teams into formal mooting and mediation competitions nationally and internationally.

Course highlights

Middlesex University School of Law is internationally known for its expertise in the field of criminology alongside legal specialisms including Human Rights and Migration
You will study the core law modules that meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) for the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training
Your course is taught across three campuses, in London, Mauritius and Dubai, with the option of transferring for one (or more) year of study to one of our overseas campuses
You will integrate applied work-based and skills-based modules that allow you to prepare practically as well as academically for a successful career, both within and outside of the legal professions
You will study a range of specialist optional modules that will allow you to hone your interests with a view to professional practice or further research and engagement
Our outstanding academic reputation places our students at the heart of legal research and innovation. You will be guided by an academic team of nationally and internationally-recognised experts in their chosen fields of law, with links to professional legal bodies and organisations at the local, national and international levels
As a student of this course you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course details


Year 1:
English Legal System (30 credits) - Compulsory
Legal Method (30 credits) - Compulsory
Contract Law (30 credits) - Compulsory
Public Law (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2:
Criminal Law (30 credits) - Compulsory
Tort (30 credits) - Compulsory
EU Law (30 credits) - Compulsory
Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 3:
Land Law (30 credits) - Compulsory
Equity and Trusts (30 credits) - Compulsory
Children as Victims and Offenders (30 credits) - Optional
Forensic Mental Health and Offending (30 credits) - Optional
Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Optional
Violent Crime (30 credits) - Optional
Gangs and Group Offending (30 credits) - Optional
Justice, Punishment and Human Rights (30 credits) - Optional
Special Constabulary (30 credits) - Optional
Environmental Justice and Green Criminology (30 credits) - Optional
Homicide and Serious Crime Investigation (30 credits) - Optional
Evidence (30 credits) - Optional
Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits) - Optional
Work Based Internship (120 credits) - Optional
Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code M29A
Institution code M80
Campus name Hendon Campus
Campus code H

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
P: 30 credits
Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 distinction or higher)
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
PTE Academic 51.0 With at least 51 in all components
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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Middlesex University
Hendon Campus
The Burroughs

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020 8411 5555

Fax: 020 8411 5649