LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice


The Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is recognised as a qualifying law degree for professional purposes of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and The Bar Standards Board. This means it satisfies the academic stage of training set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for progression to the vocational stage – either the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to become a solicitor or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to become a barrister.

The Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice degree will appeal to those wishing to work in the criminal justice field, either as qualified lawyers or in a range of other possible careers including in the police and prison services or protection and victim support services. You will develop specific knowledge of the law and its application in the real world, allied with a sound understanding of crime, the criminal justice system, criminality and victimization.

What you will study

The LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice course comprises two thirds law and one third criminology and criminal justice. This makes for a stimulating programme of study and will broaden your range of career options upon graduation.

Year One: Law with Criminology Degree

Law modules:

  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Skills
  • Legal Systems and Sources

Criminology and Criminal Justice modules:

  • Understanding Crime, Victims and Society
  • Understanding Criminal Justice

Year Two: Law with Criminology Degree

Law modules:

  • Law on Trial
  • Contract and Problem Solving
  • Tort and Transactional Learning
  • Land Law

Criminology and Criminal Justice modules:

  • Policing
  • Penology: Prisons, Punishment and Offender Management

Year Three: Law with Criminology Degree

Law modules:

  • Law of the European Union.
  • Equity and the Law of Trusts
  • Two optional law modules

Criminology and Criminal Justice modules:

  • Comparative Criminology

Criminology option module

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