Why study this course?
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.
More about this course
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.
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.
The degree is recognised as a Qualifying Law Degree by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
Where this course can take you
You could go on to train as a solicitor or barrister, after graduating with this LLB course. As well as qualifying you for this next stage of training, this course prepares you for other graduate careers, including roles in business, media, voluntary organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
Career management is encouraged through reference to the relevant professional bodies, work experience and careers advice. Guidance and feedback from an individual personal development profile is provided to prepare you for a professional career. Our online vacancy system, Prospects Net illustrates opportunities for part-time, full-time, vacation and voluntary work.