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LLB Law with Criminology Online

The LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology Online is a Qualifying Law Degree that you can study over 3, 4 or 6 years. It combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of criminology, including crime, criminal justice and criminal behaviour. With specific modules focusing on criminology, your studies will not only give you a great legal qualification, but they will also open up fascinating career avenues within the criminological world too. This entirely online Qualifying Law Degree provides everything you need to progress to the next stage of legal training, while allowing you to complement your studies with Criminology elective modules.

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Key Factors

Entry requirements

A Level: BBB

GCSE: English Language Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent

Full requirements

Duration options

3 years

4 years

6 years

Next start date

September 2021

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Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers with experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Our criminology modules are designed by practising criminologists, providing a practical focus, with real-world application of the law and criminology.

Course Details

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology Online

Our LLB Law with Criminology Online focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of criminology, including crime, criminal justice and criminal behaviour. It’s an ideal choice if you’re looking to pursue a career in the legal sector or, more specifically, within the criminal justice system. In addition to studying key legal topics, you will also study Criminology modules which examine the nature of crime and how it operates. The course focuses on key concepts, such as the definition of crime and how it is perceived within society.

Studying this balanced combination of law and criminology means that you have a great choice of career options to choose from. Not only could you continue your studies to become a qualified lawyer, but you can consider careers in politics, journalism, business or criminal investigation and analysis. This course is a great starting point from which to launch your career in the exciting worlds of law and criminology.

There are three study options available: 3, 4 or 6 year programmes, allowing you to study full-time or part-time to suit your commitments and career plans.

Not only will you study the key legal topics and related skills required for the modern law student, but the study of Criminology will help make you employment-ready and open up a wider array of career options.

Three Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method & Ethics
  • Academic & Digital Skills
  • Contract Law

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Semester 1

  • Business Law 1
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
  • Land Law

 

 

Semester 2

Compulsory module:

  • Introduction to Criminology

Pick two from*:

Criminology modules:

  • Society and Punishment
  • Drugs in the Criminal Justice System

Law modules:

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • EU Law
  • Extended Essay
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Real Estate

 

*Across Years 2 and 3 you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 Criminology modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Criminology recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

Semester 1

Compulsory module:

  • Equity & Trusts

Choose two*:

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research project (double module)

 

*Across Years 2 and 3 you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 Criminology modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Criminology recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

Semester 2

Criminology modules*:

  • Cybercrime
  • Media, Crime and Control
  • Zemiology - Social Harms

Law modules*:

  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills & Succession

 

Four Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Academic & Digital Skills
  • Common Law Method & Ethics

Semester 2

  • Criminal Law
  • Public Law

Semester 1

  • Contract Law
  • Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Business Law 1
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues

Semester 1

  • Equity & Trusts
  • Land Law

 

 

Semester 2

Compulsary module:

  • Introduction to Criminology

Criminology modules*:

  • Society and Punishment
  • Drugs in the Criminal Justice System

Law modules*:

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • EU Law
  • Extended Essay
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Real Estate

 

*Across Years 2, 3 and 4 you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 Criminology modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Criminology recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2, 3 and 4; please select only once.

  • Extended Essay in Law

Semester 1

Choose two Law Modules*:

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research project (double module)

 

Semester 2

Choose two Criminology modules*:

  • Cybercrime
  • Media, Crime and Control
  • Zeminology - Social Harms

 

*Across Years 2, 3 and 4 you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 Criminology modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Criminology recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2, 3 and 4; please select only once.

  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence

Six Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Academic and Digital Skills

Semester 2

  • Public Law

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Common Law Method and Ethics

Semester 1

  • Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Criminal Law

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Contract Law

Semester 1

  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Criminology

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Business Law 1

Semester 1

  • Land Law

Semester 2

  • Level 5 Criminology Module*

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Level 5 Law Module*

 

*Across Years 4, 5 and 6 you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 Criminology modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Criminology recognition.

Semester 1

  • Equity & Trusts

Semester 2

  • Level 6 Criminology Module*

 

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some options are available at Levels 5 and 6; please select only once. Of the five optional modules over Years 3 to 6, one must be a law option and at least four must be criminology options.

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Business Law 2

Semester 1

  • Civil Dispute Resolution

Semester 2

  • Level 6 Criminology Module*

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Level 6 Law Module*

Level 5 options

Law*

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • EU Law
  • Extended Essay
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Real Estate

Criminology*

  • Drugs in the Criminal Justice System
  • Society and Punishment

 

Level 6 options

Law*

  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills & Succession

Criminology*

  • Cybercrime
  • Media, Crime and Control
  • Zemiology - Social Harms

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some options are available at Levels 5 and 6; please select only once. Of the five optional modules over Years 3 to 6, one must be a law option and at least four must be criminology options.

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Course Start Dates

  • Law with Criminology (LLB)
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • Law with Criminology (LLB)
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online

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This course is assessed by coursework, oral presentation and invigilated exams throughout your studies.

Please note that invigilated exams must be completed at our campuses*, or an approved overseas centre if you wish to sit your exam abroad. There will be an additional University administrative fee if you wish to sit your exam outside the UK.

For more information email: Overseas-Assessments@law.ac.uk

 

*Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham only.

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3 year £9,250 per year (UK/EU/International)
4 year £6,935 per year (UK/EU/International)
6 year £4,625 per year (UK/EU/International)
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