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Law with Criminology with Foundation Year LLB (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Study legal and criminal justice principles, rules and practice and the effect of law in society from complementary academic and practical perspectives.- Gain legal work experience within our own regulated legal practice, SHU Law.- Engage in real legal work in a range of practice areas including private litigation, criminal appeals, and pro-bono advice clinics.Benefit from an academically rigorous and career-enhancing education, which includes unique work-related modules designed to give you the practical edge needed in today's competitive employment market. Once you have completed the foundation year, you progress to a fully-qualifying degree, satisfying the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board for legal training.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology course. You share the first year with other Business, Law, Criminology and Psychology foundation students, before moving on to your subject specific degree. You share the foundation year with other Business, Law, Criminology and Psychology foundation students, before moving on to your subject-specific degree. The foundation year will take place at City Campus in the Sheffield Business School.We have highly motivated, knowledgeable and creative staff across the department who bring a breadth and depth of skills from legal practice. This enables high quality learning of the core aspects of the discipline, and a range of specialist topics and areas of study.You learn through- lectures- seminars- workshops- team meetings- moots- peer learning- placement activity- visits- guest lecturesIn the foundation year, you build your subject specific and general business knowledge alongside developing academic skills to prepare you for starting your subject specific undergraduate degree. You will be provided with an overview of the key concepts, ideas, approaches, research and general knowledge to the topic areas and will have the opportunity to question, debate and discuss these within your seminar groups.You will receive feedback regularly from your tutors, peers and through guided self-reflection to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to undertake the various module assessments.**Applied learning****Work placements**We have excellent links with the local, regional and national legal profession. Local firms provide assessed one-day-a-week placements for many of our students. Local professionals also provide work experience opportunities, give guest lectures, advise on casework and provide career guidance where appropriate.**Live projects**You are given multiple chances to undertake real law and criminology client work. These include opportunities to advise, assist and represent real life clients in a range of different practice areas, providing transformational experiences which enable you to develop transferable skills and enhance your graduate attributes. You are encouraged to engage in professional voluntary work, human rights, civil liberties and social justice.**Competitions**In our Legal Professional Practice areas, you can represent fictitious clients in an appeal before the Court of Appeal and/or the Supreme Court, in our on-campus moot court. Our Mooting and Debating Society members take part in internal and national competitions and we have enjoyed considerable success. We have previously won the prestigious national BPP/Oxford University Press Mooting Competition and in 2017 we were again finalists.**International opportunities**Opportunities exist for study and work experience abroad, including opportunities to spend time in the summer working at law firms across the U

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:•CC at A Level •MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 103 3

    68th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    107 49%

    75th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    9th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    108 55%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    17th

    2

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