Develop your understanding and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also acquiring knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins. In this combined course, students will develop a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles including subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills. This challenging and widely-recognised undergraduate law degree with the optionality of studying criminology is perfect for prospective students who wish to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) while also developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins. The programmes encompasses a wide range of exciting and thought-provoking legal topics including Contract Law, Law of Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts plus a number of optional law modules. The criminology modules make this programme truly unique, allowing students to develop social science skills and knowledge. Topics such as crime and society, justice and punishment and criminal investigation will introduce sociological, legal and economic theories that will complement the legal knowledge gained.
Studying law and criminology will allow for a joint understanding of these two disciplines, broadening your understanding and the transferable skills developed.
Developed and taught by subject experts, this course enhances your career development and improves your employability. You’ll be prepared for job roles in a wide variety of industries as you will acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles while covering all the subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills outlined by the QAA subject benchmarks. Those working in a wide range of professions such as HR, Civil Service, Accountancy, Criminal Justice, Legal Services, Police, Probation, and the Prison Service will be able to use the abilities and understanding acquired through this course to forward their own working practice. This degree contains the seven foundations of legal knowledge required by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to practise law, including ‘Contract Law’, ‘Criminal Law’, ‘Land Law’, ‘Equity and Trust’, ‘Public Law’, ‘EU Law’ and ‘Law of Contract and Tort’.
About Course Provider
Who we are
Our mission is to make education accessible to everyone, everywhere, by delivering quality online undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. All of our courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning (Essex) Limited, an experienced online learning provider and part of Kaplan, Inc., the UK’s leading global provider of diverse education and training.
All of our courses are 100% online and part-time. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in topics such as business, law, psychology, criminology, health and our ever-popular MBA.
Our programmes are developed by industry leaders and subject experts and all module content is tailored specifically to promote maximum engagement while learning online. University of Essex Online students will benefit from receiving all the support students normally receive on campus, plus the invaluable benefit of flexibility. Our recorded lectures, access to eBooks (included in the price of your fees) and online class discussion forums mean that you can fit your study around your work, family and other commitments.
Support we offer
All of our students have a dedicated Student Support Adviser who acts as a first point of contact, and mentor. Students also receive regular and prompt academic feedback from their tutors. We have consistently received outstanding overall student satisfaction ratings from the independent National Student Survey, scoring an average of 92% across all five years.
Fees and funding
Our fees are the same for all students and in order to make it more affordable, we offer simple monthly payment plans to spread the cost of your studies. Alternatively, our students can benefit from 10% discount if they pay the full course fee up-front.
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