Get a qualifying law degree while learning about crime and justice from a sociological point of view - this degree gives you the academic training you need to pursue a professional career as a solicitor or barrister. The criminology element of your degree is taught by renowned and extensively published criminology academics and covers both the nature of crime and criminality and society’s response to it. You will learn research, interviewing and negotiating skills, which will stand you in good stead for a career in law, as well as being widely valued by a range of employers. Our students are valued highly by employers due to their aptitude and skills profile. They have an impressive track record of gaining graduate level jobs or professional training contracts. Our graduates are attractive to a range of employers – solicitors, barristers, company legal advisers, football clubs, insurance companies, HR departments, teachers, criminal justice system, courts, probation service, police officers. Lancashire Law School graduate are much sought after in the workplace which is why we are consistently ranked in the UK’s top 20% of law schools for graduate level employment (Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey). After successfully completing our combined LLB (Hons), you can go on to the professional element of legal training either as a solicitor (the Legal Practice Course) or as a barrister (the Bar Professional Training Course). The programme is also an excellent starting point if you’re thinking of a career with a specific criminological interest, such as the probation service, social work, youth and community work, the police, prison and immigration services. Some of our eminent alumni include judges, Queen’s Counsel, barristers and solicitors across the UK, Europe and around the world, CEOs, business leaders and industrialists, entrepreneurs and business owners, senior public servants such as civil servants, politicians, senior police and local government officers, senior academics and researchers at all levels, authors of many academic works, leading voluntary sector workers, board representatives and trustees.