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Law with Criminology (Including Placement Year) LLB (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: MM02

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our LLB Law with Criminology provides you with a rigorous academic training in the discipline of law integrated with criminology. This gives you a thorough grounding in current issues in criminal law and criminal justice in a wider social context. We emphasise an awareness of how the law of England and Wales is placed in European and international frameworks.You develop a critical awareness of the nature of law within its social, political and economic contexts. Not only will you learn legal rules, but you also consider the function of law in society, the philosophy of law, policy issues and law reform. You explore and debate the difficult questions such as should crime be punished? How do we prevent crime? Providing you with the ability to consider, evaluate and respond to alternative and, possibly, conflicting points of view.You spend your third year on a placement gaining relevant work experience within an external business or organisation, giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market and providing you with key contacts within the industry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,700per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 103 3

    27th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    103 47%

    85th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    26

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