What will I learn?

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Criminology in a three-year programme. Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Criminology (taught by our outstanding School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Research), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues, and an understanding of the relationship between crime and deviance, society and social policy. Kent Law School is renowned for its world-leading research and an approach which enables you to think critically about law within the broader context of society, considering its role and impact, and the potential it has to change the world we live in.Kent Law School has a multi-award winning Law Clinic which offers the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience of real legal practice. Our co-curricular modules, including our popular mooting programme, develop your advocacy and practical legal skills. Our Wigoder Law Building provides an outstanding space in which students work and learn, and is home to the Kent Law Clinic and a simulated courtroom in our dedicated Moot Court.Kent Law School promotes a culture of aspiration and attainment for all, where you are encouraged to develop, evidence and express your own opinions. We help you to acquire the professional legal skills and the skills of research and intellectual inquiry you need for a successful professional career, in law or elsewhere.

Which department am I in?

Kent Law School

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

17 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,,

Darwin Road,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to a Kent undergraduate degree programme, US students typically need to have: A High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum final GPA of 3.2/4.0. PLUS one of the following: SAT with a score of between 1290 – 1380 depending on the subject you are applying for OR ACT with a score of between 27-29 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 3 SAT Subject Tests with scores of between 600-700 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 2 Advanced Placement (AP) tests with scores of between 4-5 depending on the subject you are applying for. Applicants will also be considered with the following: A combination of SAT Subject Tests and Advanced Placement (AP) tests; An Associate Degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; 1 or 2 years of a US Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; International Baccalaureate Diploma and Certificates as per standard University of Kent requirements; College-level classes/honors classes on a case-by-case basis. Students who have completed 2-3 years of a Bachelor’s degree in the US with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 may be considered for 2nd year entry to a Kent undergraduate programme provided they have taken sufficient classes in their major. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in R&W; 5.5 in S&L).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Kent

The University of Kent has been awarded the highest rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

  • GBP 197M investment in facilities and resources until 2020-21
  • 3 of Kent’s subject areas are ranked among world’s top 100
  • Winner of Outstanding Support for Students THE 2017 award
  • 96%+ graduates in 2016 were in employment within 6 months