This course is perfect for anyone ambitious for a law career in the twenty first century. This challenging and stimulating course will introduce you to the basics of Law alongside Criminology modules which introduce theories and debates relating to crime, deviance, victimhood, law and punishment. This degree is taught in the most well-regarded Aberystwyth Law School in Wales. You will benefit from the experience and the enthusiasm of our expert staff, many of whom have also practiced as barristers, solicitors, thus providing a practical application to your theoretical studies. On completion of this degree, 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 4 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016), and 100% of undergraduates who graduated from the Aberystwyth Law School in 2015 were in employment or further education six months after graduating (DLHE 2015). Your BA in Law with Criminology opens up a range of exciting opportunities for you. You will become a strong candidate for barrister and solicitor training. You will have acquired a grounding in criminological skills and methodologies. 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 institutions such as 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.