Our law, criminology and policing degrees can lead to a range of prestigious careers in London and overseas.
Law students will have access to our mock courtroom, which comes complete with a dock, witness box and a public gallery. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in mooting competitions. Similar to a debate, this allows you to take part in a simulated court experience and compete with other top law students around the country.
Our graduates have become police officers, criminal lawyers, political campaigners, teachers and more. They’ve been employed in the diplomatic services, governmental organisations such as the European Union and the United Nations, and non-governmental organisations specialising in international development, overseas aid, human rights and environmental fields.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who was a human rights lawyer before serving as a local councillor and then as a Member of Parliament, is one of our Law LLB graduates.
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Our undergraduate law, criminology and policing courses
Criminology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Criminology (with foundation year) BSc degree course will provide you with the knowledge to examine the causes and effects of crime. Apply now.
Criminology - BSc (Hons)
The Criminology degree course at London Metropolitan University will shape your knowledge of criminology and the criminal justice system. Apply now!
Criminology and International Security - BA (Hons)
This Criminology and International Security bachelor's course at London Met provides you with broad career choices and highly transferable skills. Apply now!
Criminology and Law - BA (Hons)
London Met's joint Criminology and Law degree course enables you to work in a range of roles within the criminal justice system and law sectors. Apply now!
Criminology and Policing - BSc (Hons)
This combined Criminology and Policing BSc degree will prepare you for a career within the criminal justice system in roles, such as policing, research or youth work.
Criminology and Psychology - BSc (Hons)
London Met's joint Criminology and Psychology degree is the ideal course if you're interested in the link between crime and the human mind. Apply now!
Criminology and Sociology - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Criminology and Sociology course will enable you to work in rehabilitation within the criminal justice system and third sector organisations. Apply now!
Law (with International Relations) - LLB (Hons)
London Met's International Relations and Law degree gives you opportunities for international study and advice from practising legal professionals. Apply now.
Law - BA (Hons)
This London Met popular Law degree course is ideal for those who wish to study law but don't intend to be a solicitor or a barrister. Discover more and apply!
LLB (Criminal Law) - (Hons)
London Met's LLB (Criminal Law) course is a Qualifying Law Degree recognised by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. Apply.
LLB (Hons) Graduate Law (Top-up) (Distance Learning) - Graduate (LLB)
You'll explore a diverse range of optional subjects while meeting the Qualifying Law Degree requirements for training as a solicitor or barrister. Throughout the course, you'll develop your knowledge of key areas of English and European Union law and human rights, as well as valuable transferable skills.
News and success stories from our criminology and law courses
Who will be the next safe pair of hands?
Andrew Moran, Head of Criminology, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, looks back on the recent political upheaval in the UK.
President of the UK Supreme Court to host Lady Oliver Mooting Cup
Four law students will compete in the annual internal mooting competition, which will be judged by the Rt Hon Lord Reed, the most senior judge in the UK and Commonwealth.
Guildhall School of Business and Law scores highly for student satisfaction
The latest Complete University Guide saw Business and Management courses rank 3rd for student satisfaction in the UK, Economics 7th, Accounting and Finance 12th and Law 19th.
Trends in the legal market: what aspiring lawyers need to know
London Met LLB Law student Florin Badulescu reports on a guest lecture delivered by Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager at Axiom DWFM.
Law students reach quarter-final of major mooting competition
Sean Binder and George Glen are now in the final eight teams of the ESU Essex Court Chambers Mooting Competition, from an original field of 57.
Providing a safe space within trauma-informed work with young people
A discussion event will provide an opportunity to hear those working on the ground about providing a safe space for young people to process their experiences and develop resilience.
London Met criminologist to evaluate violence reduction in Tower Hamlets
A grant of £17,500 will see the University's Youth Safety Research Group assess a specialist violence and re-offending reduction programme in the East London borough.
Operation Trojan Shield: fighting encrypted criminal activities
London Met's Dr Mark Roycroft reports on the operation, which saw over 800 arrested in a huge global crime sting, using an encrypted communications app secretly run by law enforcement.
London Met students give back to the city
Clinics offering legal advice, sports injury assessment and rehabilitation, and community art projects are on offer for all Londoners, under the supervision of qualified experts.
Studying at sea
London Met was only ever "a phone call or an email away" for Captain Michael MacLeod, who completed his Maritime Law LLM from onboard his vessel and at home in the Outer Hebrides.
Developing a public health framework around youth knife crime
Criminologist Dr James Alexander will evaluate Camden's Youth Safety Task Force which advocates early intervention and multifaceted support systems for at-risk young people.
'We are the owners of our time and priorities'
Having grown up in a small Brazilian town with parents who hadn’t finished high school, Camila has achieved the remarkable feat of graduating with a first-class law degree.
Rising knife crime in London
Dr James Alexander responds to the latest national crime statistics which show that knife crime saw a record high from December 2018-19, with London accounting for a third of cases.
Knife crime: realities and misconceptions
Dr James Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, walks us through his 14 years of research, concerning the causes of knife crime across the UK.