Prepare for a career in law on this fully qualifying law degree. Designed and developed in consultation with our extensive network of employers, it satisfies the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council. Our Law School is renowned for its innovative approach to teaching based on our extensive experience of practical (clinical) legal education. The fully integrated clinical programme includes unique work related modules designed to give you that practical edge needed in today’s competitive employment market. This joint degree provides an excellent foundation whether you want to enter the legal profession or move into other careers, such as criminal and community justice, education, personnel work, the civil service, or other options in the community or public sector. You learn about the many types, causes and consequences of crime, the criminal justice institutions and the processes that seek to reduce offending, alongside studies of human society, social groups and social structures. Key areas of study include • law and criminology • high risk and serious offenders • policing • rehabilitation and punishment • international human rights law. **Real client work** We are the home of the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice (HKC), where many of the following areas of legal and criminological study involves real client work. All our work based professional practice areas give you valuable experience that improves your legal skills and impresses future employers. Under the umbrella of our various ‘Legal Professional Practice’ modules, there are four departments where you can gain practical, graduate skills and experience. All four are available to study in, with students on this course encouraged to engage in the professional voluntary work, human rights, civil liberties and social justice type work. Areas include • HKC law clinic • Law in practice placement • HKC criminal appeals clinic • Human rights clinic • Prison clinic • Street Law/Urban Lawyers • Advocacy and mooting • Law in practice placement (international) • Combined court helpdesk **Teaching expertise** Our law and criminology teaching staff are research active, which means we can offer up-to-date course content and teaching perspectives that are of a very high standard. **Professional recognition** This qualifying law degree exempts you from the Common Professional Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council.