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Department of Law and Criminology

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Welcome to the Department of Law and Criminology

Our Department provides a close-knit, innovative and supportive environment for world-class education and research, underpinned by a sense of global and social justice. We benefit from an interdisciplinary staff that includes law, criminology, sociology, social work, and psychology providing a unique offering for our students.


Staff Feature: Our Women Professors

We are proud that the majority of our Department's professors are women. We spoke to Professors Ravinder Barn, Jill Marshall and Rosie Meek to find out more about their work and careers.


Read about our Legal Advice Centre

Our students can engage in exciting outreach activities as Student Advisers and Summer Interns during their time with us.

93% of our graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018

95% of students agree staff are good at explaining things

Source: National Student Survey, 2020

90% overall student satisfaction in Law

Source: National Student Survey, 2020

91% overall student satisfaction in Sociology

Source: National Student Survey, 2020

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