Law with Criminology 

(2018 Entry)

LLB (Hons)

Keele is a leading UK Law School offering interdisciplinary qualifying law degrees. This degree will provide the knowledge and professional exemptions you need to train to become a solicitor or barrister.

Single Honours
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International year
3 years/ 4 years with international year

UCAS code: M1LH

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Course Overview

Law with Criminology

School link:
School of Law

On Law with Criminology, you will learn the key principles and doctrines underlying English, European and International law and develop an understanding of its social, political, historical and comparative contexts. Practical experience could be developed by participating in mooting (practising oral arguments), client interviewing, and working as a Community Legal Companion as part of our innovative CLOCK programme.

You will also develop a strong understanding of crime, its relationship to society, and the criminal justice system. You will also learn about the causes of crime, and official and unofficial responses to it. This degree will provide students with the knowledge and professional exemptions needed to train to become a solicitor or barrister. It will also prepare you for a wide range of other career opportunities.

What will this mean for my future?

This programme is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board and is a qualifying law degree, enabling you to train to practise as a solicitor or barrister. It will also open up a wide range of other careers including the police, probation, prison, the courts services, community safety, human rights, transnational law, social work or the civil service.

Indicative modules

First year

  • Legal Skills
  • Criminology: Understanding Crime
  • Legal Systems
  • Public Law
  • Torts Law 
  • Criminology: Criminal Justice: Process, Policy and Practice

Second year

  • Land Law
  • Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • Crime and justice in a global context

Plus one of the following indicative modules: Research Methods in Criminology; Policing and the Police; Working for Justice; Mental Health and Offending

Third year

  • European Law
  • Equity and Trusts

Plus two electives from a selection in Law and two electives from a selection in Criminology that may include Risk and Criminal Justice; The Politics and Cultures of the Death Penalty in the 21st Century; Prisons and Imprisonment; Environment Crimes