Through studying this specialised pathway you will gain a practice-based education in law with a critical appreciation of crime with our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology programme. The aim of this pathway is to allow you to study the foundations of law while exploring the social aspects of crime, punishment and victimisation, making this course highly relevant if you are aiming for a career in the legal profession or more generally within the criminal justice system. This degree course is accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board (representing the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board). This means that the course is designed to be as professionally relevant and up-to-date as possible, taking into account the very latest developments in the profession. On all of our programmes you will gain a professional focus and real world experience of law, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in the legal world. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course. Our renowned American Legal Practice placement offers you the chance to apply to undertake an internship in the United States. We have strong links with law firms and companies based right here in Birmingham, which allow us to host guest speakers from industry regularly. Our relationship with the Birmingham Law Society has allowed students to work on a variety of exciting pro bono projects with them. All of our programmes have an international focus. This is embedded throughout the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one. There are a variety of exciting possibilities open to you, ranging from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes. You will have the chance to join our nationally recognised Mooting Society, as well as our Student Law Society and Student Debating Society. All three provide extracurricular opportunities for you to practise, develop and enhance your skills. For full details, please see our website.