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Criminal Law

London Metropolitan University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The LLB (Hons) degree from London Metropolitan University has an emphasis on Criminal Law and Litigation. Attaining this degree provides an excellent opportunity for early specialism in this important area of legal practice.

The LLB Hons (Criminal Law) is a fully recognised Qualifying Law Degree which gives you the early opportunity to specialise in aspects of Criminal Law.

This course is especially well suited for those looking to become criminal lawyers, police officers or work within the Crown Prosecution Service. However, you won't be restricted to this sector, as your degree will be equally valid for any field of legal professional practice.

As well as studying and researching some fascinating and niche areas of the Criminal Justice system – well beyond what you will study in the traditional LLB Foundations of Criminal Law course – you'll get the opportunity to practise your advocacy skills in our purpose built court room.

The LLB (Hons) degree from London Metropolitan University has an emphasis on Criminal Law and Litigation. Attaining this degree provides an excellent opportunity for early specialism in this important area of legal practice. The LLB Hons (Criminal Law) is a fully recognised Qualifying Law Degree which gives you the early opportunity to specialise in aspects of Criminal...

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Course Content

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2019/20 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 1 modules include:

Contract Law (core, 30 credits)

Criminal Law (core, 30 credits)

Law of Tort (core, 30 credits)

Legal System (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

European Union Law (core, 30 credits)

Property Law (core, 30 credits)

Public Law (core, 30 credits)

Creating a Winning Business 1 (alternative core, 15 credits)

Work Placement for Professional Experience (alternative core, 15 credits)

Consumer Rights Law (option, 30 credits)

Employment and Equality Law (option, 30 credits)

Law of Advocacy and Mooting (option, 15 credits)

Law of Evidence (option, 15 credits)

Medical Law (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Civil Liberties and Human Rights (core, 30 credits)

Equity and Trusts (core, 30 credits)

Penal Policy (core, 15 credits)

Creating a Winning Business 2 (alternative core, 15 credits)

Dissertation in Criminal Law (alternative core, 30 credits)

Extended Essay in Criminal Law (alternative core, 15 credits)

Work Placement for Professional Experience (alternative core, 15 credits)

Civil Litigation Practice (option, 15 credits)

Company Law (option, 30 credits)

Environmental Law (option, 15 credits)

Family and Child Law (option, 30 credits)

Immigration and Asylum Law and Tribunals (option, 30 credits)

Jurisprudence (option, 15 credits)

Law of International Trade (option, 30 credits)

Public International Law (option, 30 credits)

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2019/20 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time. Year 1 modules include: Contract Law (core, 30 credits) Criminal Law (core, 30 credits) Law of Tort (core,...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Holloway

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

Applications are welcome from mature students who have passed appropriate Access or preparatory courses or have appropriate work experience.

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma) English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent) Applications are welcome...

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Assessment Methods

You'll be assessed through case studies, essays, examinations, presentations and research projects. These assessments allow you to develop and demonstrate a wide range of skills and knowledge which may be invaluable for further study or career.

You'll be assessed through case studies, essays, examinations, presentations and research projects. These assessments allow you to develop and demonstrate a wide range of skills and knowledge which may be invaluable for further study or career.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
72%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
86% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
80% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
76% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
84% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
84% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
74% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
76% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
82% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
72% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
72% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
80% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
72% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
68% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
66% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
84% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
82% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
68% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
76% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
69% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
64% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
70% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
72% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
66% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
50% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
43% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment RateN/A

  • Average Graduate SalaryN/A

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