What Will You Study

Lancaster’s Law and Criminology degree is offered jointly by our School of Law and our Department of Applied Social Science, where you’ll benefit from innovative teaching techniques, an outstanding reputation for research and some of the best class sizes in the country. Lancaster’s Law degrees also offer professional exemptions if you aim to qualify as a solicitor or barrister in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Your degree will provide you with practical legal knowledge and give you an understanding of crime, criminology and criminal justice from theoretical, historical, cultural and social perspectives.

You’ll begin your studies with modules including Crime and Social Life and English Legal Systems. You’ll be able to tailor your programme to match your interests, with second-year subjects such as Criminological Thought and Legal Issues in Cybercrime, before moving on to final year subjects including Introduction to Property Law and the Law of Evidence.