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Law with Criminology (including a Foundation Year) LLB (Hons)

University of Chester

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Join the fight against crime as you examine the causes and effects of criminal behaviour, its impact on the criminal justice system, and the methods for prevention.

Course overview

In studying Law with Criminology, you will examine the causes and effects of criminal behaviour, its impact on the criminal justice system, and the methods for prevention. In the Law School, we also offer a range of additional opportunities such as inviting in guest lecturers and organising mooting and debating sessions.

Why study this course with us?

As well as covering the major legal areas one would expect, we provide optional modules that allow you to develop your studies to your own interests, while retaining a clear criminology element.

We use our links with the local legal community to enhance our provision (e.g. guest lectures) and to help students make the most of their Work-Based Learning placements during second year.

Assessment

Assessment methods include examinations, essays, presentations and critical reflections.

Job prospects

The range of teaching and assessment methods used on the programme, as well as the excellent opportunities for self-development offered via our Work-Based Learning module, assist students in demonstrating, on graduation, an extensive range of skills that are transferable to a variety of professions. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers as solicitors and barristers as well as other professional roles and further study.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

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    70th out of 103 9

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    86th out of 102 7

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  • Graduate prospects

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    3.88 78%

    70th

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    111 64%

    59th

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    66 66%

    65th

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    4.01 80%

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    110 56%

    71st

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  • Graduate prospects

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    45 45%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.90 78%

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    9

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