In choosing to study Aberystwyth University's LLB Criminal Law Degree, you will discover a challenging and stimulating course. This degree is recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority; this provides a direct route to the legal profession. The degree is taught in the most established Law School in Wales. You will benefit from the experience and enthusiasm of our expert staff, many of whom have also practised as solicitors, thus providing a practical application to your theoretical studies. You will emerge with real world capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve. You will study within a university that is ranked **top 5 in the UK and best in Wales** for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017) and where *95% of students *were in employment or further study within 6 months after graduating (DLHE, 2017). The LLB in Criminal Law opens up a range of exciting opportunities for you. You will be a strong candidate for training to become a barrister or a solicitor. Moreover, our graduates also succeed in many different areas including: Criminology, Financial Management, Business, Human Resources, International Relations, Journalism, and Education. From the moment you arrive at the Aberystwyth Law School we will work with you to build on your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. During your time with us you will have the opportunity to get the job experience within the big institutions like County Council, and NHS Wales as a part of your third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals, which is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the industry sector and network with the potential future employers. You will have an opportunity to undertake a work placement or internship through the AberForward scheme, which is a paid internship within Aberystwyth University. As well as take a Year in Employment (YES) placement, which is a yearlong payed internship within the external industries between your second and third year. We have a dedicated team within the Career Department to advice, and help you during both your application period and during your placement. Moreover, you can choose to participate in our national and international competing Mooting Society, in order to develop your key advocacy and litigation skills. We also offer a Welsh medium Mooting competition for students who wish to moot through the medium of Welsh.