• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The (Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation year from The University of Law is a four year qualifying law degree. The course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of criminology, including crime, criminal justice and criminal behaviour.    
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Overview

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The program

The law modules are predominantly delivered by professionally qualified lawyers with a high level of face-to-face tuition. 

The (Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation year from The University of Law has a practical focus, with real-world application of the law and criminology. Employability is integrated into the course to give you the academic knowledge and key transferable skills which are in demand by today’s employers.  

This course is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in the legal sector or, more specifically, within the criminal justice system. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the full degree course. 

In 2019, The University of Law was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). We were found to deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The law modules are predominantly delivered by professionally qualified lawyers with a high level of face-to-face tuition. The course has a practical focus, with real-world application of the law and criminology. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants who possess 48 UCAS points from a maximum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications, plus GCSE English Language at Grade C/4, will receive an offer following a successful interview with an academic as part of the admisions process which will take place either face-to-face or via phone/skype.  
  • A non-standard application route is also available.  Any applicant with no or limited formal qualifications will be invited in-centre to complete an in-house numeracy and literacy test (for those without GCSE English Language at C/4), as well as a formal face-to-face interview.  They will also need to provide 2 years of appropriate work experience evidenced in a full CV and one reference. 
  • Students who will be under the age of 18 but no younger than 17 at the commencement of the course are permitted.
  • International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.  

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Fees are locked for future study years i.e. the student will pay the same price each year.

Living costs

  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
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  • Bristol, United Kingdom

    750 - 1260 GBP/month
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  • Leeds, United Kingdom

    637 - 1110 GBP/month
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  • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    765 - 1140 GBP/month
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  • Nottingham, United Kingdom

    583 - 980 GBP/month
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  • Guildford, United Kingdom

    660 - 1140 GBP/month
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  • Manchester, United Kingdom

    645 - 1200 GBP/month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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(Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation year
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