What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
from at least two A Levels. Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This specialised, fully qualifying Law degree focuses on criminal law and criminal justice. You will gain a thorough understanding of how the criminal justice system works, look at and understand crime and its effect on society, and how the legal profession can develop strategies to combat or prosecute against it. - A fully qualifying law degree With full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers - Tailor your degree with specialist options such as criminology, the essentials of forensic investigations and penology - A dedicated law environment including a mock court room, client interviewing room and an integrated law library - Activities such as Law Clinic, the Careers Project, Street Law, mooting and client interviewing enhance your employability, ensuring you are well equipped for a range of career paths or further study - Excellent extra-curricular activities Such as visits to the Supreme Court, giving talks about legal issues in schools and colleges, and social events including the Annual Law Society Ball - Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal trips include New York, Berlin, Toronto and Doha - Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies including Toyota, Walt Disney, Shoosmiths, Samworth Brothers and Enterprise Rent A Car - Guaranteed place on our Legal Practice Course upon successful completion of the course. This is the next stage of training to become a solicitor (subject to conditions) - Rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS, find out more #ichoseDMU
YEAR ONE: Constitutional and Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Criminal Law, English and European Legal Contexts YEAR TWO: option modules from the following indicative list: Criminology, Essentials of Forensic Investigations, Family Law Law of Tort*, Law and Lawyering: International Perspectives, Lawyer and the Marketplace, Land Law* YEAR THREE: option modules from the following indicative list: Advanced Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Contemporary Issues in Jurisprudence, European E Commerce, Equity and Trusts*, Immigration and Refugee Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Child Law, International Law, Employment Law, Law and Medicine, Law of Evidence, Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics, Legal History, Legal Research Project**, Penology, Social Justice, Sports Law * You must select these modules if you want to gain an LLB fully qualifying degree
The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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