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LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

New for 2021 entry

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Bishop Otter campus (Chichester)

3 Years Full Time

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Entry Requirements and Fees


2021/22 UK fee: £9,250

2021/22 International fee: £14,050

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Typical Offer (individual offers may vary):

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 96 - 120 (A levels or combination with AS / EPQ / BTEC / Cambridge Technical)
  • A levels: BBB - CCC 
  • BTEC/Cambridge Technical: DDM to MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points

Course content

This degree is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.

Law with Criminology is a three-year, full-time degree. You will study all the elements of a Qualifying Law Degree, including Criminal Law, Tort Law, Contract Law and Public Law. You will also have the opportunity to study modules including Human Rights and Family Law.

In addition, you will study aspects of Criminology, including Mental Health and Forensic Psychology, Young People and Crime, Human Rights, Diversity and Duty of Care, Sexual Offenders – across the life course and Criminology in Professional Practice. A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess these different modules, with a focus on coursework.

This course provides a real-world application of the law, the psychology of criminals and the investigative element of crime. This degree can lead to several careers in law enforcement, ranging from a Criminologist, Police Officer, Forensic Science Technician and Probation Management. This degree can also be used as a stepping-stone to a career within the legal profession.

You will be provided with classes to help you prepare for the first Solicitors Qualifying Examination and the Qualifying Law Degree status means that it can be used to pursue a career as a Barrister. 

This course will:

  • Provide you with a qualifying law degree
  • Give you support in preparing for the first Solicitors Qualifying Examination
  • Develop critical and informed understanding of deviant behaviour 
  • Enable you to explore specific frameworks of crime and the socio-legal context of crime
  • Gain a range of transferable skills, from public speaking, networking, problem solving, communication and research methodologies and approaches

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Our facilities

You can take advantage of our range of facilities including:

  • Specific subject librarians are there to offer advice and assistance for your study area, they can provide specialised reading lists and bibliographies if you are having difficulty finding the right materials
  • Additional academic support available such as referencing, essay planning, presentation skills, research and information gathering, plus general dissertation skills
  • Access to over 500,000 e-books, 4,500 e-journals and 100,000 streamed media clips
  • Library and IT services located on campus with Wi-Fi, open access workstations, individual study rooms and group working spaces

Learning Resource Centre facilities

Indicative modules

Year One:

  • Crime and Society
  • Crime and Punishment: Inside a Criminal Mind
  • Introduction to the English Legal System
  • EU Law I
  • Criminal Law I
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contract Law 

Year Two:

  • Criminal Law II
  • Administrative Law
  • Company Law
  • Tort Law
  • Criminology Classics and Controversies (optional)
  • Mental Health and Forensic Psychology (optional)
  • Cyber Crime and Security (optional)
  • International Human Rights (optional)
  • Work Placement (optional)
  • International Environmental Law 

Year Three:

  • Dissertation
  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Sexual Offending Through the Life Course (optional)
  • Criminology in Professional Practice (optional)
  • Young People and Crime (optional)
  • Committing Crime under Duress (optional)

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