Gain a broad introduction to the basics of law and criminology at one of the UK’s leading providers of legal education on our Law Foundation Entry Degree. It’s a great stepping stone to a degree programme.
Why study with us
- You’ll develop transferable skills in oral and written communication, language and digital technology, critical thinking, group work and personal development planning.
- You’ll be taught by leading academics and staff who are professionally qualified as solicitors and barristers and hear from professors who are involved in ground-breaking research.
- Our moot court room gives you invaluable real-life experience, it’s where we host mooting competitions, advocacy training and visiting speakers.
What you'll do
- You’ll study in small groups, in a friendly and supportive environment, that encourages you to meet your potential.
- There are plenty of educational trips including a Brussels’ based week-long study tour and visits organised by the Student Law Society.
- Our annual law careers fair is supported by employers from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to County Councils and solicitors’ firms.
- LWC019: Academic Skills for Higher Education
- LWC021: Verbal skills: Rights and Debating
- LWC022: Introduction to Law and Policing
- LWC023: Introduction to Criminology and Sociology
- LWC024: Issues in Family Law
- LWC025: Issues in Sociology
- LWC026: Police Decisions: Risk and Vulnerability
- LWC027: Policing: Digital Investigation
- LWC028: Issues in Criminology
- PSC005: Introduction to Psychology
LWC019: Academic Skills for Higher Education
Develop a range of core literacy skills to support the skill of extended writing so that you can study independently at Level 4 and beyond in a UK HEI.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by October 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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I was impressed by all the facilities provided for disabled students and the warm welcome I received. My technology and inclusive adviser are both very kind and willing to help. The support given to disabled students at UCLan is admirable.
With a Law Foundation Entry LLB (Hons) you can go on to the professional element of legal training either as a solicitor (the Legal Practice Course) or as a barrister (the Bar Professional Training Course).
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Foundation Year Bursary
Our Foundation Year Bursary Scheme is for students starting a 4 or 5 year Undergraduate Degree programme.Find out more about Foundation Year Bursary