Take the first step towards an exciting career in criminal law with our LLB degree programme focussing on crime and criminal justice.
You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the seven areas covered by a qualifying law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.
As your studies progress, you can choose from a wide range of specialised subject areas of law in addition to developing an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system.
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 (CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE) 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.
We have an excellent reputation, with Law at Swansea being ranked:
- Top 250 in the world (QS World Rankings)
- 6th for teaching quality (NSS Teaching, Guardian University Guide 2019)
- 7th for career prospects (Guardian University Guide 2019)
- Top law school in Wales (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 (CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE) EXPERIENCE
Our degree structure with a range of optional modules in your second and third years gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions for postgraduate study.
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 (CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
An LLB in Law (Crime and Criminal Justice) opens the door to many opportunities within the criminal justice system, including roles with the police, victim support, and prison and probation services.
The experience and skills you will gain on this course will also prepare you for careers in law, research or policy development, as well as further training to become a solicitor or barrister.