Law with Criminology

3 Years
September 2024
In Person
Foundation entry

Our Law with Criminology degree will suit those who wish to achieve a recognised legal qualification. It is an excellent starting point if you’re thinking of a career with a specific criminological interest.

Why study with us

  • Preston is the second largest city in the UK for conducting trials, second only to London. Examples include the Cregan, Bulger, and Shipman trials. You can visit the courts and go behind the scenes.
  • You will be taught by leading academics and by staff who are professionally qualified and research active.
  • We've been providing innovative legal education for over half a century.
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Working with Napthens Solicitors

A day in the life of a Law student

What you'll do

  • Our Pro Bono Clinic, Business Law Clinic and Mediation Clinic give you first-hand experiences of legal practice; providing countless opportunities of dealing with real cases.
  • Option modules in both law and criminology allow you to hone in on areas of interest relevant to your future career aspirations. An optional module in Year 3 means you can spend a period in law related work placements.
  • Development opportunities include taking part in mooting competitions, undertaking work placements, mini-pupillages and attending Summer Schools.


Course delivery

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 December 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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Law with Criminology course facilities

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Academic expertise

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Dr Charlotte Barlow
Reader in Criminal Justice and Policing
School of Law and Policing

Charlotte researches violence against women and girls, in particular domestic and sexual violence. Her work focuses on policing, criminal justice and legal responses. Recent projects have explored coercive control, domestic violence disclosure schemes, rurality and domestic abuse…

Denise Hanson
Deputy Course Leader
School of Law and Policing

Denise is Deputy Course Leader for Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc, and has experience in policing through her background with Lancashire Constabulary. As well as gaining extensive experience in the operational field, Denise worked on the early strategic alliance between …

Future careers in Law and Criminology

Successful completion of our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology course  provides you with the basis to undertake the next stage of training as a barrister (the Bar Professional Training Course) or in becoming a solicitor.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

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.


This course is based in the School of Law and Policing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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