Glyndwr University

BA (Hons) Law & Criminal Justice

Why choose this course?

Our Law degree provides a grounding for a career in law by focussing on the academic and professional foundations for sitting the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) 1 and 2 and the Bar Training Course.

The course:

  • *Is part of a subject area rated first in the UK for student satisfaction in the Sociology subject league tables, Complete University Guide 2023.
  • *Is part of the Sociology CAH3 subject group rated 2nd out of UK universities for teaching in the National Student Survey 2021. It was also rated 1st out of Welsh universities for learning opportunities, assessment and feedback, academic support, organisation and management, learning community, student voice, students' union and overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021. 

Entry Requirements

The academic requirements for the course are 80-112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent. 

IELTS:

6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

Our Careers and employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Law degrees  are not only a great foundation for careers in law, but also business, and a huge range of careers in the criminal justice and social care arena. Students who complete the SRA requirements to practice law would be found working in: National and International Law firms; Local Authorities, HR departments; Civil Service; Crown Prosecution Service; Business and commerce related settings; third sector organisations, societies and charities. 

Course Details

Key course features

  • The programmes cover the necessary legal subjects, referred to in the professional bodies’ qualifying regulations as the Foundations of Legal Knowledge and the SQE1 Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) subject areas.
  • The course includes qualifications, of which the law elements have been developed in partnership with legal professionals representing firms local to the University.
  • Work-based modules allow the student to develop legal experience.
  • Combine law and criminal justice modules and tailor your studies to your interests.

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

Legal System and Skills (core)
Public Law: Constitutional and Administrative Law (core)
Contract Law (core)
European Law and Global Problems (core)
2 optional Criminal Justice modules from the departmental portfolio

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

Criminal Law (core)
Tort (core)
Equity and Trusts (core)
Legal Ethics and Professional Standards (core)
2 optional Criminal Justice modules from the departmental portfolio

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

Property and Land Law (core)
Law Dissertation (core)
3 optional Criminal Justice modules from the departmental portfolio

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