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

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A Law degree which also enables you to examine the causes and effects of criminal behaviour, its impact on the criminal justice system, and methods for prevention.

Course overview

Gain a rich understanding of the key components and fundamentals of law as well as the essentials of criminology. Chester Law School maintains strong links with local legal professionals and the wider community to enhance our degree programme and to ensure you make the most out of your time at University. Specialist opportunities such as guest lecturers and an array of co-curricular outreach and pro bono (free legal advice) opportunities can enhance your skillset and transform you into a Law graduate that stands out from the crowd.

Why study this course with us?

Studying our Law with Criminology degree allows you to tailor your studies to your interests. Gain a rich understanding of key concepts in your first year of study and experience our Work Based Learning module in second year. Final year students can focus their studies on areas of Law that particularly interest them, developing their skills within their chosen specialist modules before they graduate.

Outside of your studies, join our Law Society which hosts a variety of events throughout the year, gain an insight into law in the real world by volunteering with the department’s Legal Advice Clinic, or get involved with Chester Community Law Project, the Law School’s student-led outreach programme which enables volunteers to use their legal knowledge to benefit our local community.

Our team is made up of former practitioners and nationally recognised academic lawyers, committed to helping our students make their career aspirations a reality.

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.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

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

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 104 7

    54th out of 105 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    111 49%

    65th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 61%

    45th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    52
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    31st

    43

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