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Childhood and Youth Studies and Criminology (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
Childhood and Youth Studies and Criminology (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University enables you to examine the development of children and young people alongside society’s understanding of, and reaction to, them. 
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Overview

You will also examine perspectives on the causes of crime and violence and the role and function of the criminal justice system, analysing the significance of social status in the provision of justice and rights.

If you want to develop knowledge, understanding and expertise in these two inter-related subject areas and keep your options open for a wide range of potential careers, including youth and community work and youth justice, then Childhood and Youth Studies and Criminology (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University is the degree for you. You will graduate equipped with a variety of transferable skills appropriate to reporting, presenting and working effectively on an individual and collaborative basis.

Career:

Typical careers for Childhood & Youth Studies and Criminology graduates include working in education, social work, youth and community work, probation service, youth justice services, criminal justice agencies, care and resettlement of offenders, welfare rights, outreach work with vulnerable groups, and voluntary sector and international aid work. Alternatively, you may wish to progress to further study or research in Childhood and Youth Studies or Criminology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology and the Modern World
  • Criminological Theory
  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Child Developmental and Social Psychology
  • Children and Young People in Society
  • Social Policy and Welfare

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Typical offer 112 UCAS Tariff points. No specific subjects are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Subject to eligibility, UK and EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees. UK students may also be eligible to apply for additional funding to help with living costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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