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Law & Criminology Access to Higher Education

The course will include a range of practical activities including visits to the local law courts, the Houses of Parliament in London and local universities specialising in law and criminology. You will study academic topics involving law and criminology and also study skills modules, such as essay writing and research skills which will allow you succeed as a student.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
Access to HE
Matthew Boulton College,
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
31 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade 4/C or above (or an equivalent qualification). You will need to demonstrate your commitment to the course at interview. You should have had a period of time away from studying and have an interest in pursuing a career in the legal professions.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed by a combination of coursework and examinations. The majority of assessment is by written coursework during the course and there are two final examinations at the end of the course.


Successful completion of the Access to law and Criminology qualification will allow you to apply for a wide range of university level courses, including law, legal studies and criminology.

Career Opportunities

  • Barristers
  • Solicitors
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Legal Executives