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Criminology and Law (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
If you want to explore the perspectives around the causes of crime and the role and function of the criminal justice system, together with the complementary study of key legal principles, then this degree gives you an opportunity to study Law alongside Criminology in Criminology and Law (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University. 
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Overview

In addition to giving you knowledge of law, and civil and criminal justice systems, Criminology and Law (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University will help you develop a critical understanding of the connections between the law and the institutions, processes and perceptions of crime and criminal justice and examine the complex and often contradictory relationship between crime, justice and the law. You will be studying cutting edge, contemporary subjects alongside staff at the forefront of research in Criminology and Law.

Career:

You will be prepared for a career in legal or legal related training, social work, probation, youth justice, youth and community work, research, police service, prison service, criminal justice agencies, welfare rights, care and resettlement of offenders, and civil liberties.

This degree also provides you with the opportunity to gain exemptions required by The Law Society of England and Wales, the legal professional body which validates the academic stage of legal training towards becoming either a barrister or a solicitor. You will need to choose specific optional modules in order to be eligible for these exemptions.

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
  • Legal Methods and Systems
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Torts

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 112-120 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.

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