Humanities & Social Science,
CourseLaw and Criminal Justice LLB (Hons)
Full-time | Four years with a placement option
Your first year on this fully qualifying law degree will focus on how the UK’s system of government operates. You will also be taught about contract and criminal law and the English and European legal systems.
In addition, you will learn key academic skills needed for the study of law including essay writing technique, answering problem questions, citation, referencing and good academic practice.
In your second and third years you will have the opportunity to choose your modules, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests. Options range from the essentials of forensic investigations to penology and social justice. Students can enhance their career prospects by taking part in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, such as mooting and client interviewing. Students are also offered additional employability support through dedicated careers and placement team, who offer help finding out about placement and internship opportunities. Advice is offered on CV and cover letter writing, interview skills and psychometric testing.
This targeted careers support is available to students during their studies and even after graduating when searching for their dream graduate role.
A fully qualifying law degree, with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers.
Study in a dedicated law environment, including a mock court room, client interviewing room and an integrated law library and have access to the Crown Court of Leicester Castle.
Take advantage of extracurricular opportunities such as DMU Legal Advice Centre, the Careers Project, Street Law, DMU Law Society, client interviewing and mooting, to enhance your employability and help ensure you are well-equipped for a range of career paths or further study.
Tailor your degree with specialist options. In your second and third years you have control of the modules that you want to study, so you can focus on your areas of interest.
Enjoy an international experience through our DMU Global scheme. Recent study-focused trips for Law students have included New York, Hong Kong, Brussels and Washington DC.