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LLB (Hons)Law and Criminal Justice

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

This specialised, fully qualifying Law degree focuses on criminal law and criminal justice. You will gain a thorough understanding of how the criminal justice system works, look at and understand crime and its effect on society, and how the legal profession can develop strategies to combat or prosecute against it.

Programme structure

Year 1
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Law of Contract
Criminal Law
English and European Legal Contexts

Year 2
Choose options from the following:

Criminology
Essentials of Forensic Investigations
Family Law
Law of Tort*
Law and Lawyering: International Perspectives
The Lawyer in the Marketplace: Entrepreneurship and Commercial Awareness
Land Law*
European Union Public Law
Police Powers and Public Order
Public Law of Consumer Protection

Year 3
Choose options from the following:

Advanced Criminal Law
Contemporary Issues in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Equity and Trusts*
International Child Law
International Law
Law and Medicine
Law of Evidence
Lawyering: Advocacy, Negotiatons and Ethics
Legal Research Project**
Penology
Social Justice

  • You must select these modules if you want to gain an LLB fully qualifying degree


**You may substitute one of the listed modules for a self-study research project

Career opportunities

Many graduates go into the legal profession, but the career opportunities for law graduates are infinite.

Recent graduates from our Law School have gone onto careers such as Legal Associate at Barratt Developments PLC, Case Worker at Ministry of Justice, Investigation Support Assistant at Leicestershire Police and Prosecution Manager at Arriva Rail North.

We offer all successful graduates a place on our Legal Practice Course (subject to conditions).

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States