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Law and Criminology (2-year degree) LLB (Hons)

University of Buckingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-JAN-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The University of Buckingham is: o Home of the 2-year degree – less cost and more focus o Top for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide) o Consistently ranked in the top 5 in England for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey) o Small group teaching focused – excellent student:staff ratio o Flexible – start your course in September or Januarythe unique structure of Buckingham’s LLB Law and Criminology degree allows our students to become confident, competent lawyers, after just two years (eight or nine terms) of study. In addition, they will also have studied criminology at all stages of their degree, allowing them to understand the origins, causes and consequences of crime and criminality.With an English qualifying law degree (QLD) from Buckingham, you will be recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as qualified to be exempt from the academic stage of training for entry into the legal profession. Every LLB programme at Buckingham including the LLB Law and Criminology provides our graduates with this qualification.The LLB Law and Criminology course delivers a qualifying law degree, but is different to the standard LLB in that it includes 120 units of criminologically relevant subjects.The programme outcomes for knowledge and understanding include knowledge and understanding of legal and criminological research methods, referencing protocols and the different primary and secondary sources of law. Criminology itself is an interdisciplinary study comprised of the legal, social, psychological and cultural aspects of crime.We can usually accommodate the additional requirements needed to practise in some countries and if you are an overseas student we are happy to discuss exactly what subjects you must take in order to qualify for your jurisdiction.During your study for the Buckingham LLB you will become proficient in written and oral presentation, perfect your research techniques and learn to solve problems in a logical and structured way.Students at Buckingham who gain a second class honours degree or higher are guaranteed a place on our LLM programme in International and Commercial Law. This opportunity greatly enhances specialist knowledge and enables our students to acquire two degrees in only three years.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 17,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC - BBB

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in a slightly lower A-level grade offer.

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University information

University of Buckingham

  • University League Table

    115th

  • Campus address

    University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1EG, England

Specialists in the two-year degree, Buckingham has the widest range of two-year degrees in the UK, available via two intakes (January and September).
Regular access to academic experts, with interactive small-group tutorial-style teaching.
Study in a truly diverse student body representing more than 100 nations, stretching from Germany to New Zealand and Canada.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    112 51%

    68th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    34

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