This joint honours LLB brings together two highly complementary disciplines, giving you the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of the law in England and Wales.
You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the areas covered by a qualifying law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law, while learning about the structures and workings of the justice system.
Alongside this, you will study the most important theories of crime and deviance and their relevance to contemporary criminal justice policy, research, and practice.
Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.
WHY LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY AT SWANSEA?
Based at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, you will benefit from being part of a lively and diverse research and teaching environment.
- Law is ranked in the top 250 in the world (QS World Rankings)
- We are the top ranked law school in Wales (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
- Criminology is ranked 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2019)
- Criminology is ranked 4th in the UK (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
You will be joining a university that is in the UK top five for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
YOUR LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Our degree structure, with an extensive range of final year optional modules, gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions.
You have the option of spending a year abroad between your second and final year, broadening your skills and experience with one of our partners.
We can support you with arranging work placement opportunities in a wide range of settings, both in the UK and abroad.
LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Studying a qualifying law degree can lead to a range of careers. Our graduates go on to a wide variety of careers, which include being a:
- Barrister, Chartered Accountant, Civil Servant, Lecturer, Paralegal, Police Officer, Researcher, Solicitor, Stockbroker or Trading Standards Officer.