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Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights LLB (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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UCAS CODE: M200

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Criminal Justice and Human Rights pathway leads to an LLB Law (Hons) with Criminal Justice and Human Rights. This programme gives you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge and deepen your understanding of criminal justice and human rights, and their challenging interactions.This programme enables you to contextualise the study of Law and broaden your horizons, opening up career opportunities in criminal justice professions, and human rights jobs in the third sector.**Why study LLB Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights at Goldsmiths?**- Goldsmiths has a rich heritage of social awareness and engagement. You'll be part of an environment that champions human rights and social justice.- Not only is this a qualifying law degree, it has also been developed in anticipation of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE). Training for these is integrated throughout the degree and you'll also have the option to take a specific SQE2 module in your final year.- This degree is active. You won't just be sitting and reading , you'll learn problem-solving, debating and advocating through a range of experiential learning, extra-curricular and professional development activities, on campus and beyond.- You will gain systematic knowledge and understanding of criminal justice and human rights theory and practice, and be equipped with the ability to critically engage with core debates in these areas.- The programme will provide you with the right conceptual and methodological tools required to analyse and explore the ideas, actors, and practices central to criminal justice and human rights law.- This pathway of the LLB law at Goldsmiths allows you to specialise in a range of areas related to Criminal Justice and Human Rights, including: Domestic human rights law, and European human rights law as applied in the United Kingdom How human rights norms are implemented in criminal law and the criminal justice system What are the causes of crime, and what can be done to prevent it Contemporary developments in criminology and criminal justice Sociological approaches to crime, and how crime is linked to social inequalities, such as gender, class, ethnicity etc. Global issues of crime and crime control, populism, and international human rights responses The use of Artificial Intelligence in policing State surveillance and Big Data collection Cyber crime and the regulation of internet communication Freedom of the press- You will also hone the essential critical thinking and practical skills needed in representing clients and defending cases as a solicitor or barrister specialised in criminal law and human rights.**Law and Policy Clinics**In Goldsmiths’ Law and Policy Clinics, students confront challenging societal issues through supervised legal research and public engagement activity.Areas of research and public engagement activity covered by the Clinics include immigration, the law of financial wrongdoing, police interrogation, and counter-terrorism law.- The LLB Law is a qualifying law degree accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Goldsmiths, University of London

  • University League Table

    68th

  • Campus address

    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 56%

    69th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    93rd

    1

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