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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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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.