• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

During this Law and Criminal Justice (Hons) programme from De Montfort University you will gain a thorough understanding of how the criminal justice system works, look at and understand crime and its effect on society, and how the legal profession can develop strategies to combat or prosecute against it. 

    Reasons to study Law and Criminal Justice at DMU:

  • A fully qualifying law degree with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers
  • Tailor your degree with specialist options such as criminology, the essentials of forensic investigations and penology
  • A dedicated law environment including a mock court room, client interviewing room and an integrated law library
  • Activities such as Law Clinic, the Careers Project, Street Law, mooting and client interviewing  enhance your employability, ensuring you are well equipped for a range of career paths or further study
  • Excellent extra-curricular activities such as visits to the Supreme Court, giving talks about legal issues in schools and colleges, and social events including the Annual Law Society BallCareer

Graduate Careers

Many graduates go into the legal profession, but the career opportunities for law graduates are infinite.

Recent graduates from our Law School have gone onto careers such as Legal Associate at Barratt Developments PLC, Case Worker at Ministry of Justice, Investigation Support Assistant at Leicestershire Police and Prosecution Manager at Arriva Rail North.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      four years with a placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • English and European Legal Contexts
  • Criminology
  • Essentials of Forensic Investigations
  • Family Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Law and Lawyering: International Perspectives
  • The Lawyer in the Marketplace: Entrepreneurship and Commercial Awareness

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level or equivalent (eg BTEC**)
  • You must have at least five GCSEs at grades A–C including English Language
  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
  • English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 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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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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