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Law and Criminology

Train for the law profession or investigate the political, psychological and forensic aspects of crime

Undergraduate Courses
Postgraduate Courses
Flexible and professional
Postgraduate Research

Undergraduate courses

Counter Fraud and Criminal Justice Studies

BSc (Hons)

Expand your professional knowledge and career prospects in the counter fraud sector with this flexible and distance learning course.

Study mode: distance learning

Crime and Criminology

BSc (Hons)

This part-time, distance learning course enables you to study crime and criminal justice in a flexible, online format where you can interactively explore and discuss the issues and debates associated with crime, control and punishment.

Study mode: distance learning

Criminology and Criminal Justice

BSc (Hons)

BSc Criminology and Criminal Justice examines the causes and consequences of crime from a multidisciplinary perspective. Taught by lecturers from the world-renowned Institute of Criminal Justice, you will gain a broad introduction to the core topics and techniques.

Study mode: full time

Criminology and Cybercrime

BSc (Hons)

This course combines traditional criminological and criminal justice study with cybercrime. It offers theoretical and practical modules allowing you to specialise in an increasingly popular and sought-after area of crime.

Study mode: full time

Criminology and Forensic Studies

BSc (Hons)

On this course you will integrate the practical and applied analysis of forensic science with the study of crime detection.

Study mode: full time

Criminology with Psychology

BSc (Hons)

BSc Criminology with Psychology focuses on offending behaviour at the intersection of psychology and criminology, suitable as a route to a variety of criminal justice sector roles.

Study mode: full time

Law

LLB (Hons)

Our law degree is an accredited qualification providing a distinctive legal education and a solid understanding of today’s legal system.

Study mode: full time

Law with Business

LLB (Hons)

Study these complementary disciplines and gain a working knowledge of law alongside the complex operations of the wider business world.

Study mode: full time

Law with Criminology

LLB (Hons)

This three-year course applies law to topics concerned with criminological theory and practice. You will have the opportunity to experience law through unscripted mock trials.

Study mode: full time

Law with International Relations

LLB (Hons)

Providing an international perspective on law, this course explores the ties between global politics and the legal system.

Study mode: full time

Policing and Investigation

BSc (Hons)

Create opportunities for your career in policing and criminal investigations through this flexible, part-time course.

Study mode: distance learning

Risk and Security Management

BSc (Hons)

This part-time distance learning programme is tailored to the needs of the private security sector and those in security-related roles.

Study mode: distance learning


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Postgraduate courses

Corporate Governance and Law/Grad ICSA

LLM

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), this qualification leads to a diverse and challenging career as a chartered secretary.

Study mode: full time | part time

Criminal Justice

MSc

Tailor your study in criminology, criminal justice and related fields through this flexible framework of postgraduate study.

Study mode: full time | distance learning

Law

LLM

With full-time or part-time study modes, this course develops your specialist legal interests at a postgraduate level.

Study mode: full time | part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

LLM

Explore alternative dispute resolutions and develop your specialist legal interests with this postgraduate full-time or part-time course.

Study mode: full time | part time

Alternative Dispute Resolution

PgCert

This postgraduate course is for law graduates, non-law graduates and lawyers to develop specialist legal interests, specifically focusing on alternative dispute resolutions.

Study mode: part time

Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice

DCrimJ

Reflect on and contribute to a practice in your area of work through research and develop your skills and knowledge as a criminal justice professional.

Study mode: part time

Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management

DSyRM

Reflect on and contribute to your specific practice within risk management and security fields through research.

Study mode: part time


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Flexible and Professional

Counter Fraud and Criminal Justice Studies

BSc (Hons)

Expand your professional knowledge and career prospects in the counter fraud sector with this flexible and distance learning course.

Study mode: distance learning

Crime and Criminology

BSc (Hons)

This part-time, distance learning course enables you to study crime and criminal justice in a flexible, online format where you can interactively explore and discuss the issues and debates associated with crime, control and punishment.

Study mode: distance learning

Criminal Justice

MSc

Tailor your study in criminology, criminal justice and related fields through this flexible framework of postgraduate study.

Study mode: full time | distance learning

Policing and Investigation

BSc (Hons)

Create opportunities for your career in policing and criminal investigations through this flexible, part-time course.

Study mode: distance learning

Risk and Security Management

BSc (Hons)

This part-time distance learning programme is tailored to the needs of the private security sector and those in security-related roles.

Study mode: distance learning


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Postgraduate Research

Law and Criminology

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: law, policing crime and investigating, risk, security and counter fraud, youth crime and social justice...

Humanities and Social Science

MRes

Focus your research interest in the humanities and social sciences as you work towards being able to translate your learning into research related outputs....


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