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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

In this law degree, you will be encouraged to think like a lawyer from day one. Learn the essential law foundation subjects in order to practise law alongside exploring current trends and different responses to crime. Our practice-based learning approach focuses on understanding the law in the context of everyday life and legal practice, and applying your learning to a range of critical criminological and legal issues.The course has been designed by experienced academics and practitioners, with input from our internationally-renowned Crucible Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice. It is specifically designed for your career development. Throughout your degree, you will work with practitioners from the legal sector. You will have the opportunity to put law into action through our pro bono activities with the Citizens Advice Bureau and work placements.Our teaching draws on a range of disciplines such as sociology, psychology and human rights to provide you with a dynamic understanding of a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles and rules of English law, criminological theories and criminal justice practice. A high proportion of your time will be spent working face to face with tutors, developing your understanding of legal and criminological issues and the core skills and competencies that legal practitioners are expected to have.Modules include: ‘Legal Systems, Ethics and Skills’ where you will introduced to the structure and functions of the English legal system., ‘Criminal Law’ where you will focus on key principles in crimes such as murder, manslaughter, non-fatal and theft related offences and ‘Introduction to Criminal Justice’ where you will analyse contemporary trends and policies in the criminal justice system.Our dedicated Careers Advisor has established links with graduate recruiters and can help you to obtain a graduate role. You will be supported to map out your aptitudes and create a career plan. We also provide personalised sessions in CV and application writing, presentations, mock-interviews, and commercial-awareness training, as well as opportunities to develop your networking skills.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 128

2017GCSE requirement: English and Maths, Grade C

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has an international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
Pre-sessional English courses are offered to help international students develop their academic English skills before starting their course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 103 9

    60th out of 102 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    102 46%

    89th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    3rd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    95 48%

    99th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    91st

    11

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