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BA (Hons)Law and Criminology

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

At the University of Stirling, the innovative Law courses give you an opportunity to study a range of subjects that reflect the importance of law in every area of society. They offer two BA (Hons) courses – in Law and Business Law –which can kick-start a career in the modern legal market, such as legal analyst roles or jobs in a host of business settings.

Throughout your course, you’ll be taught by leading academics who helped write the textbooks you’re studying. At Stirling, their expertise comes to you first-hand, and you’ll be part of a close-knit legal department dedicated to providing a rich, enjoyable student experience. From Contract and Criminal Law to International Human Rights, you’ll gain a firm grounding in essential subjects and enjoy the freedom to specialise in areas that interest you most. You can also broaden your career possibilities by combining Law with one of 11 other complementary courses that include Accountancy, Marketing and modern languages.

Taught by experts in their field, the course is informed by the latest developments in social research.

You’ll discover how to assess the issues surrounding crime and social problems. They’ll help you answer questions such as: how does society work, how are crime and other social problems situated in society, and how do different cultures understand these problems? What can we learn from the success of social policies in other countries?

The BA (Hons) Criminology and Social Policy degree provides an international approach to help you understand a wide range of social issues, including crime and criminal justice, inequality and welfare, race, immigration, disability, addictions, youth and ageing.

Career opportunities

A BA in Law from the University of Stirling paves the way for opportunities in the modern legal market. By focusing on law within a wider social and business context, They’ve helped to prepare recent graduates for jobs with major organisations like Aviva Insurance, Royal Bank of Scotland, FIFA, the NHS and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. Students who have graduated from this course in the last five years are working in roles such as:

Trainee solicitor
Legal counsel
Business relations manager
Factoring consultant
PR account executive
Sales and marketing executive

The BA Law and BA Business Law provide you with a wide range of analytical and transferable skills, and are suitable for any profession in which a non-specialised degree is required. As a non-qualifying law degree, the BA Law is aimed primarily at those not wishing to become practicing lawyers; however, some students who undertake this degree do choose to go on and train to become lawyers. Others choose to access a wide range of careers in the Public, Private and Third sectors.

The Criminology and Social Policy degree provides you with an excellent academic base if you’re considering careers in areas such as:

the police
social work
prison service
the civil service
human rights agencies
regulatory fields
charitable foundations
marketing or lobby groups

This course covers a diverse range of topics and will equip you with a wide range of skills. Graduates have gone on to work in the public, private and third sectors, including careers in:

social services
education
market research
policy analysis
human resources charity fundraising

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States