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**Course overview**: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you dont have sufficient grades to join Year 1. This is a multi-disciplinary course that allows you to develop expertise in law and provides you with a strong introduction to core principles relating to crime, criminality and the criminal justice process. In Year 2 you have the option to study a work-based learning module, giving you the opportunity to experience working in a law or
**Course overview**: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. This is a multi-disciplinary course that allows you to develop expertise in law and provides you with a strong introduction to core principles relating to crime, criminality and the criminal justice process. In Year 2 you have the option to study a work-based learning module, giving you the opportunity to experience working in a law or criminal justice-related setting.Law is for everyone. You don’t need to have studied law before, whatever your background, your contribution will be a valuable one. A law degree is a highly regarded qualification. You are trained to think, to question and to challenge. Many students study law to become a legal professional such as legal executive, solicitor or barrister, but a Teesside law degree opens up a wide range of professional roles for you, including the criminal justice field, within probation services, law enforcement and in the third charitable and voluntary sectors. You could also be successful in management, recruitment or human resources. Whether you’re starting a career, developing an existing one or changing direction, a law degree presents many opportunities to you.The law can, and does, change on a daily basis - that's what makes it such a fascinating and vibrant subject to study - so, your degree needs to be much more than a vehicle for learning facts. At the end of your course you’ll be a creative problem solver, and an effective researcher. You interpret, analyse and critique complex information. You’ll have highly developed written and oral communication skills and be able to formulate reasoned arguments and challenge decisions. You gain a valuable suite of skills and attributes, confidence, adaptability and resilience to succeed in your chosen career.Studying law at Teesside isn’t all about attending traditional lectures and sitting exams. We recognise that students learn in different ways and our innovative teaching and learning approaches and diverse assessment methods prepare you for the 21st century workplace.**Top three reasons to study this course at Teesside University**:1. Your skillset is transferable and highly valued by a range of employers.2. Your experienced and knowledgeable course team are research active and many are highly regarded researchers within their field.3. Our well-established links with the legal and other professions creates opportunities for work experience, placements and permanent employment.**Note**: We are fully appraised of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) proposal for changes to legal education and training and mindful of the recent introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). These developments will be accommodated in appropriate changes made to the course going forward. For further information on these changes consult the SRA website at www.sra.org.uk.**After the course**: This degree provides the knowledge and skills to pursue a variety of careers in both the legal professions and the criminal justice agencies. The transferable skills you develop can be used in a wide range of other professions including the probation service, prison service, police, voluntary organisations and public sector. Our award-winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni.
Teesside University is set in a contemporary campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in the north east of England, providing students with a friendly university equipped with wonderful modern facilities.
The university offers a diverse range of courses, all taught using the latest methods and technologies. Health science, animation and computing are just some of the fields in which the university excels but study programmes are tailored to both practical and academic careers.
More than £275 million has been invested in the university’s facilities in recent years, with more investment already earmarked through to 2026. Teesside University continually looks to build a better student experience with new and improved facilities and outstanding teaching.
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