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The BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology is a three year undergraduate degree that takes an in-depth look at the fascinating and diverse subject of criminology combined with the analysis of wider social processes through the discipline of sociology in relation to current issues. This Criminology and Sociology course critically explores areas such as urbanisation, migration, gender, ethnicity and globalisation. If you are interested in how current societies and the global order is constructed, maintained and challenged by individuals and groups this is a great course to allow you to explore these areas in more detail.
International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.
A Level: BBC
UCAS Tariff Points*: 112
GCSE: English Language Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent
Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.
*From three A Levels or equivalent
September 2023See all Start Dates
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Our Criminology and Sociology degree programme has been designed by expert criminologists and sociologists to enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of cutting-edge criminological and sociological concepts and theories, and to apply them to current socio-economic policies and conditions.
We’ve designed our Criminology and Sociology course to deliver a high level of face-to-face tuition so that you can get plenty of support while you develop a critical understanding of criminology and sociology in relation to current issues. Some of the areas that you’ll get to focus on include urbanisation, embodiment, family, globalisation, migration and marginalisation.
The diversity of the programme content on this course means that you’ll have an excellent grounding to enter a wide variety of fields after graduation. It is also a strong basis for further postgraduate study, should you wish to study further and specialise in one of the areas that you’ve learned about.
You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start your course. This introductory year focuses on developing the key skills required to study at degree level. You will study six modules and on successful completion progress onto any of our
three year degrees.
*All options are indicative and subject to availability.
In the summer after Year 2 of this course you have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School.Find out more
To get a full picture of how studying our Criminology and Sociology course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.
We use a variety of assessment methods designed to meet the practical nature of the course and individual module learning outcomes. Some of these will be exams, while others will require you to submit a project report, essay, portfolio or oral presentation. You will also have the opportunity to practice with a mock assessment.
You must pass each module to be awarded your degree. A pass mark is 40% and above.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
September 2023 fees:
UK students per year: £9,250
International students per year: £16,700 (London) or £15,900 (Non-London)
If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.