This fascinating and widely recognised undergraduate law degree with the optionality of studying criminology lends itself to prospective students who wish to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), whilst developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins.
The course covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking legal topics, including Contract Law, Law of Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and a number of substantive and optional law modules. The addition of modules in criminology makes this programme truly unique, offering the opportunity to develop social science skills and knowledge. Topics such as crime and society, justice and punishment and criminal investigation will introduce sociological, legal and economic theories that will complement the legal knowledge you gain.
Studying both law and criminology will allow for a combined understanding of these two challenging disciplines, broadening your knowledge and also the range of transferable skills you will develop.
Developed and taught by subject experts in both disciplines, this course provides an excellent opportunity to enhance your career development and improve your employability. You’ll be prepared for employment in a wide variety of fields as you will acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles while embracing all the subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills outlined by the QAA subject benchmarks.
The LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) approved by the relevant legal professional bodies and is the first step if you are considering practising law professionally.
This course is listed on the Solicitors Regulation Authority website as a qualifying law degree provider.
The course is also relevant if you are an international student wanting to access an English Law programme from a respected UK institution whilst living overseas.