Shaping law and policy through real-world research and strong values.
The Department of Law and Criminology offers undergraduate degrees in Law, Criminology and Sociology, and Criminology and Psychology, in addition to Masters degrees in Forensic Psychology; Culture, Consumption, and Marketing; Policing and Security Studies; Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies.
Our students enjoy small teaching groups, a supportive learning environment, and supervision from a team of expert staff including a Personal Tutor who will provide academic advice and pastoral support throughout the entire degree programme. Please use the links below to explore our programmes more, and take a look at the Enhancing Your CV page to see how we improve student employability.
Law Undergraduate Study
The Department of Law and Criminology offers the following undergraduate law degrees, each of which can be taken with an extra Year in Industry. All our LLB programmes satisfy the academic stage of legal training for entrance into the legal professions:
- LLB Law
- LLB Law with Criminology
- LLB Law with Sociology
- LLB Law with International Relations
- LLB Law with Politics
We offer students an in-depth and critical education perspective on how the legal system operates and intersects with social, moral, and global issues. Our Law programmes are taught within an inter-disclipinary School of Law which also offers degrees in Criminology and Sociology and Criminology and Psychology.
For more detail on the content of our courses please use the Royal Holloway coursefinder, register for one of our Open Days, or contact one of the following admissions tutors:
For all LLB Law or 'Law with ...' enquiries: Dr Leonardo Oliveira
For LLB Law (Senior Status) enquiries: Dr David Yuratich.
Criminology & Sociology and Criminology & Psychology Undergraduate Study
The BSc Criminology and Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society and is jointly delivered with the Department of Psychology. Students learn about crime, criminality, and the criminal justice system alongside the biological, social, clinical and cognitive factors that influence behaviour.
The study of BSc Criminology and Sociology is approached from an interdisciplinary social science perspective. On this programme of study students will explore different areas of the Criminal Justice System and debate crime and its causes. Students will also examine a range of social problems and inequalities whilst considering the social forces that affect individuals and impact on their behaviour.
For BSc Criminology and Sociology, or BSc Criminology and Psychology enquiries please contact our admissions tutor, Dr Mastoureh Fathi.
Postgraduate Study (Taught and by Research)
The Department of Law and Criminology offers the following Postgraduate degrees. For more information please click here.
- MSc Forensic Psychology
- MA Consumption, Culture, Marketing
- MSc Policing and Security Studies
- MSc Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies
- PhD and MPhil degrees
- See our Social Work website for our Social Work programmes.