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LLB (Hons) with Criminology
Combine an outstanding legal education with in-depth understanding of the causes and consequences of crime. This distinctive degree will expand your worldview and broaden your career prospects.
Why choose this course?
LLB (Hons) with Criminology is a ‘qualifying law degree’: it meets criteria set by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a first step towards becoming a barrister or solicitor. At the same time, it explores broader issues surrounding crime, justice and society.
Is this course for you?
This dynamic degree broadens your career options. It spans every aspect of legal services plus the challenges facing criminal justice professionals today – in the police, courts, prison and probation services, youth offending teams and victim support groups.
How you will learn
LLB (Hons) with Criminology has a strong practical focus. Using our impressive court and interview rooms, you will gain skills in everything from case preparation to advocacy and negotiation. You will also undertake problem-based research into criminal and community justice systems.
Opportunities and experiences
There are opportunities for placements and internships, study trips, and mentoring by legal and criminology experts.
Our Student Legal Advice Centre will build your skills in clinical legal practice by giving you the opportunity to offer free advice and assistance to members of the public who might otherwise be unable to access such services.
Careers and employability
Our graduates take up roles in private practice, the Crown Prosecution Service, the courts, law centres, the police, probation and prison services. The LLB (Hons) is also a stepping stone if you want to proceed to train as a barrister or solicitor.
How to apply
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!
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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
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|