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LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 6,429

Course Accredited By

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  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 10% scholarship
We’re the only 100% online provider offering an LLB Law with Criminology, with no requirement to travel to assessment centres or complete timed examinations.
  • Through our programme, you will gain a qualifying law degree (QLD) recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) which enables complete the academic stage of legal education whilst developing your criminological knowledge.

You’ll explore specialist topics including criminal law, criminology and criminal behaviour while also gaining a solid grounding in many essential legal topics such as:

  • Legally enforceable contracts and the factors that render them unenforceable
  • Tortious liability, negligence and duty of care
  • Real property law, easements, covenants and mortgages
  • The establishment and management of trusts and complex property transactions
  • Towards the end of your study, you will complete a detailed research project on any topic of interest within the scope of your degree. Participating in discussion forums and reflecting in your journal entries gives you plenty of opportunities to relate your course to your own experiences and use your new skills and knowledge in your existing role.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • November 2023
  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.
  • Academic entry route

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • three A-levels or equivalent
  • Work experience entry route

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology, you must meet the following criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • three years’ relevant work experience

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 360 credits.

Level 4 modules:

  • Legal Skills and Context (30 credits)
  • Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Public Law (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Criminology (15 credits)

One optional module:

  • Crime and Society (15 credits)
  • Dealing with Offending Behaviour (15 credits)
  • Justice and Punishment (15 credits)

Level 5 modules:

  • Contract Law (30 credits)
  • Law of Tort (30 credits)
  • Land Law (30 credits)
  • Criminology (15 credits)

One optional module:

  • Forensic and Criminal Psychology (15 credits)
  • Criminal Investigation (15 credits)
  • Youth Crime and Justice (15 credits)
  • Prisons and Penology (15 credits)
  • Probation and Community Justice (15 credits)

Level 6 modules:

  • European Union Law (15 credits)
  • Equity and Trusts (15 credits)
  • Wills and the Administration of Estates (15 credits)
  • Criminal Behaviour and Deviance (15 credits)

Optional modules worth 60 credits:

  • Final Year Research Project (30 credits)
  • Victimology and Criminal Victimisation (15 credits)
  • Criminal Justice in the Information Age: Cyber Crime and Security (15 credits)
  • The Economics of Crime (15 credits)
  • Policing (15 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.
 These modules are compulsory and must be passed in order to achieve a Qualifying Law Degree.

Full tuition fee: £18,500 (2020-21 and 2021-22) 

Monthly tuition fee: £385 

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount 

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. 
  • This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus. 
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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