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Law with Criminology (Hons), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Through studying this specialised pathway you will gain a practice-based education in law with a critical appreciation of crime with our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology programme.  Law with Criminology (Hons)  is offered at Birmingham City University.
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Overview

What's covered in the course?

The specialised Criminology modules will enable you to explore a diverse set of criminological issues, from youth crime to intelligence and security. You’ll engage in philosophical and ethical debates surrounding war and conflict, developing a criminological understanding of homicide and victimisation. Law with Criminology (Hons) is offered at Birmingham City University.

Why Choose Us?

  • This degree course is accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board (representing the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board). This means that the course is designed to be as professionally relevant and up-to-date as possible, taking into account the very latest developments in the profession.
  • On all of our programmes you will gain a professional focus and real world experience of law, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in the legal world. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course.
  • Our renowned American Legal Practice placement offers you the chance to apply to undertake an internship in the United States.
  • We have strong links with law firms and companies based right here in Birmingham, which allow us to host guest speakers from industry regularly.
  • Our relationship with the Birmingham Law Society has allowed students to work on a variety of exciting pro bono projects with them.
  • All of our programmes have an international focus. This is embedded throughout the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one. There are a variety of exciting possibilities open to you, ranging from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes.
  • As a student on one of our undergraduate degrees, you will be able to benefit from our Graduate+ initiative. This three-year award programme enables you to gain award levels for all the extra-curricular activities you undertake so that you can stand out from the crowd on graduation.
  • Taught by the School of Law and the Department of Criminology, you will receive excellent advice and guidance from leading industry professionals from both fields.
  • We will equip you with the skills and knowledge to make a difference in issues of fairness, equality and access to justice.
  • You will have the chance to join our nationally recognised Mooting Society, as well as our Student Law Society and Student Debating Society. All three provide extracurricular opportunities for you to practise, develop and enhance your skills.
  • Our Virtual Solicitors’ Office gives you the opportunity to practise your law skills in an authentic work setting.
  • You will study in our state-of-the-art City Centre Campus, ideally located for you to take advantage of our links to Birmingham’s legal district, one of the largest in the UK.
  • Birmingham City University has just launched the UK's first Centre for Brexit Studies, researching all aspects of the UK's vote to leave the EU, including the impact it has on domestic law and legislation.

Enhancing employability skills

Key employability skills are embedded within the learning and teaching, and we will provide you with additional careers development opportunities through a programme of guest speakers, pro bono and placement opportunities which offer you practical experience of work.

Accreditation

The LLB programe is accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board, which represents the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. It is a Qualifying Law Degree, satisfying the academic stage of training if you are seeking to qualify as a solicitor or barrister of England and Wales.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich (4 Years)

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of Contract: Fundamental Concepts and Creating Contracts
  • Criminal Law: Fundamental Concepts and Crimes Against Persons
  • Law of Tort: Fundamental Concepts, Trespass to the Person and Negligence
  • Law of Contract: Breach, Remedies and Advocacy
  • Criminal Law: Process, Property Crimes and Problem Solving
  • Law of Tort: Property, Reputation and Privacy
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Land Law
  • Professional Skills and Practice
  • Youth Crime and Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • BBC or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels.
  • GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above. Must have been achieved at the point of enrolment. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Part-time fee- £6,200 per 80 credits

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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