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Our latest National Student Survey results showed 93% overall satisfaction with our undergraduate law course.

Undergraduate law courses

Our law courses include single and joint awards with criminology.

  • Our undergraduate law courses are all qualifying law degrees and cover the academic stage of legal training required by the Bar Council and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
  • We cover theoretical and practical aspects of law with a strong focus on clinical legal education and the skills required to enter the world of work.
  • HKC Law Clinic and HKC criminal appeals offer the opportunity to work with real clients and participate in pro bono work in the local community and internationally. Read about our live client work.
  • Guest lectures take place from some of the finest legal minds in the country.
  • We have a state of the art moot court where students can learn legal debating skills and have a record of success in mooting competitions.

Read our new blog from our Law in Practice International Students based in the US.

Undergraduate criminology courses

Our criminology courses include single and joint awards with sociology, psychology and law.

  • We cover a range of key contemporary debates including explanations for offending behaviour and responsibilities and responses of the criminal justice sector.
  • Students can specialise in areas including policing, youth justice, violent crime and mentally disordered offenders.
  • We offer modules which include placements and activities which mirror the real world of criminology such as crime scene investigations.
  • Students can become involved in the Criminology Student Society@HKC.
  • Our expertise in criminology teaching is also informed by our Ministry of Justice contract to train all the probation officers across the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
  • We have strong links with local, regional and national agencies in the criminal justice sector, including statutory, voluntary and private agencies.

Discover the modules delivered in our Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice.

Postgraduate Courses

We offer postgraduate study in a number of our areas of expertise including human rights and sports law and legal professional practice'.

We partner with a wide range of legal and criminal justice organisations, which offer placements and volunteering opportunities to students.

Two students recieving a scholarshipFreshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Scheme

We work with this scheme which address the under-representation of black and ethnic minority men from low-income households in the legal profession. It provides an opportunity for students to receive practical support to help them secure a career in law.

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