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Introduction to Criminal Law

Perhaps the best known aspect of the legal system, criminal law presents an interesting and challenging area of study. This is an exciting introduction to criminal law – covering the law of theft, murder, manslaughter and non-fatal offences.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4

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Course overview

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Winter university

Start date: to be confirmed

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

 

Course details

What you study

- the offences against the person (assault, battery, causing and inflicting actual and grievous bodily harm) and the defence of consent
- the homicide offences: murder; voluntary and involuntary manslaughter
- the law of theft.

How you are assessed

You submit a 1,000 word assignment based on a hypothetical case study relating to selected topic areas you cover.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2024/25 entry

Fee for applicants:
£50

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4
  • Middlesbrough Campus
 

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Teesside University Law School

At Teesside University Law School we have over 30 years' experience of delivering high-quality education in the field of law and criminal justice.

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