Law and Sociology | Bachelor's degree | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 3 years | Buckinghamshire New University | United Kingdom
The sector that this course is aimed at is changing, and becoming much more litigious, for example NHS medical and social services have invested heavily in legal expertise buy in and legal training, including medical records witness training, with negligence cases growing rapidly. Legal knowledge and awareness is at the heart of decision-making.
This Program focuses on the development of enhanced transferrable skills and employability-focused opportunities for students, while ensuring the emergence of sound social scientific understanding of the nature of social and economic change from a socio legal perspective.
This joint Program is excellent preparation for a wide variety of occupations and sectors, including commercial businesses, charities, government and nongovernment agencies, healthcare, community support organisations, police and other criminal law agencies and departments, including probation.
Skills for a competitive job market
The nature of the Program will provide students with an interest in a career in law/sociology and/or wanting to apply their knowledge in another area of business or service provision, to develop a depth of legal and sociological understanding in areas such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, education, labour, social class that impact on work and how organisations operate.
By combining law and sociology, you can study our innovative sociology modules, for example, disability in the criminal justice system, as well as gain an understanding of the work environment, including volunteering. It will also provide an opportunity for filtering legal knowledge and legal skills gained via the study of real-world scenarios, including opportunities to volunteer in the citizens advice bureau and other legal advice and healthcare service providers, court services provision and probation.
This will help you develop the multidisciplinary skills, knowledge and experience that makes you versatile and relevant for the competitive job market.
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