Law with Psychology

Bangor University
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

Law with Psychology

This is an exciting course that gives you expansive legal knowledge, skills and experience while developing your understanding of the human mind and behaviours. Study criminal law in conjunction with forensic psychology or company law together with consumer psychology, ensuring you are well-equipped for your chosen career. Our dedicated team of lawyers and criminologists will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the contemporary legal issues that shape our lives and society. Our strong links with the legal profession and industry will provide you with exciting practical opportunities for ‘real world’ experiences.

The course is designed to foster your intellectual independence. You’ll be supported to develop the confidence and skills needed to think critically, to ask and answer cogent questions about law and its role in society, and to effectively communicate your reasoned arguments, orally or in writing.

You will acquire new knowledge and understanding of the principles and values of law and justice, and you’ll learn how law can be used to benefit individuals and societies, including the most marginalised in our community.

During the course you will study the fundamental areas of legal knowledge. For example, Public Law where you’ll learn about how the country is organised and run; Criminal Law which includes examining punishment and the rehabilitation of individuals who break the law, and Contract Law where you’ll learn about how legal agreements are made and operate between people and companies. In addition to this you will have the opportunity to study topics such as Language and its Disorders, Brain and Mind and Learning to be Happy.

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Admission requirements

For 2022 Entry

Offers are tariff based, 80 - 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP - DMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • T-levels: considered on a case-by-case basis.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Public Law
  • Contract Law
  • Legal System England & Wales
  • Legal Skills

Semester 2

  • Public Law
  • Contract Law
  • Legal System England & Wales
  • Legal Skills

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Aspects of Clinical Psychology
  • European Union Law
  • Equity and Trusts

Semester 2

  • Tort
  • Criminal Law

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Land Law

Semester 2

  • Land Law

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Please contact the institute for more information.

Career paths

A Bangor Law degree opens up exciting career paths in law and in many other challenging and rewarding areas where you can make a difference to other people's lives and the planet.

Throughout your studies you’ll acquire the academic knowledge and be introduced to the skills needed to pursue a legal career should you wish to go on to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. You may wish to work in the public sector, for example, as a government lawyer, or in the private sector, perhaps specialising in commercial law, immigration law or criminal law. This degree is recognised by the Bar Council of India.

If you don’t want to practise as a solicitor or barrister, you may still wish to work in an area where your legal training and knowledge would be advantageous and where you can work to make a positive difference. For example, many non-governmental organisations (charities) require people with legal backgrounds to work as policy officers, campaigners and advice workers. International organisations, such as the United Nations and the Council of Europe offer tremendous opportunities to those who are looking for an international career.

As an LLB Law graduate, you will be able to pursue career opportunities in a wide range of other areas, not necessarily connected to the law but for which the general and intellectual skills acquired during a law degree make you extremely well qualified. These may include the civil service, journalism, the media and creative industries, the probation service, the police and the prison service.

During your time at Bangor we work hard to ensure you become aware of the many opportunities that lie ahead of you as a graduate.

  • The School works closely with the University’s Skills and Employability Service to provide you with essential information to allow you to make key decisions about your future.
  • The School’s Employability Officer works to assist students in finding work experience, including internships and placements.
  • If you take the Work Placement module, you will have the chance to experience legal work in a real-life situation.
  • The Students’ Union has a dedicated Student Volunteering Office which offers many opportunities to work with the local community.
  • Students have access to the TargetConnect service, where students can find local, national and international employment during and after their studies.
  • Each student has the opportunity to obtain The Higher Education Achievement Report. The HEAR provides you with a report that itemises your academic achievements as well as any extra and co-curricular achievements and is an invaluable addition to any CV.

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Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor...

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Why study at Bangor University

A Top 30 university

The Complete University Guide 2022 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 30 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on the overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 5 in the UK (WhatUni 2022).

World-class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. 85% of Bangor University's research is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021).

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which include supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 3 in the UK at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.


Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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