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Law with Criminology LLB (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: M1M9

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course gives you the knowledge, skills, and experience to pursue your passion for the law, while enabling you to explore issues relating to the criminal justice system such as policing, sentencing and offending. Our dedicated team of lawyers and criminologists will provide you with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contemporary legal issues that shape our lives and society. As well as developing your legal skills, our strong links with the legal profession and industry ensure opportunities for ‘real world’ experiences to set you up for your chosen career.The course is designed to foster your intellectual independence. You’ll be supported to develop the confidence and skills needed to think critically, to ask and answer cogent questions about law and its role in society, and to effectively communicate your reasoned arguments, orally or in writing.You will acquire new knowledge and understanding of the principles and values of law and justice, and you’ll learn how law can be used to benefit individuals and societies, including the most marginalised in our community.During the course you will study the fundamental areas of legal knowledge. For example, Public Law where you’ll learn about how the country is organised and run; Criminal Law which includes examining punishment and the rehabilitation of individuals who break the law, and Contract Law where you’ll learn about how legal agreements are made and operate between people and companies. In addition to this you will have the opportunity to study topics such as Power, Crime and Punishment and Policing, Security and the State.You’ll also have the opportunity to choose from exciting law optional modules such as International Law, Commercial Law, Human Rights, Sports Law, Roman Law & Legal History, Philosophy of Law and Family Law. If you choose our Work Placement module you will get the opportunity to experience legal work in a real-life situation. You will be an active participant in your learning. It’s not all about sitting and reading. You'll learn the skills of debating, advocating and negotiating through a range of module and extra-curricular opportunities. You’ll also benefit from professional development activities, trips to government and judicial institutions, and from a wide range of guest speakers.Throughout your studies you’ll acquire the academic knowledge and be introduced to the skills required to pursue a legal career should you wish to go on to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Law (with Foundation Year) STV or History (with Foundation Year) V10F.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 104 2

    28th out of 105 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    119 53%

    52nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    65th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    13th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    122 63%

    37th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 83%

    19th

    8

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