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Criminology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Carlisle, United Kingdom
If you want a future supporting law enforcement and the criminal justice sectors - or it is a field which you're interested in - then our real-world Criminology course from University of Cumbria is for you.
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Overview

Our Criminology course from University of Cumbria– taught by dedicated and highly-qualified academics and professionals – leads to exciting career opportunities whether in the police, prison and probation systems, community and charity organisations or government agencies.

You’ll explore the causes and effects of criminal behaviours in relation to the criminal justice system, examining the major concepts and theoretical approaches in relation to crime and the criminal justice system. This includes social harm, victimisation, penal practice, processes of exclusion and crimes committed by the powerful internationally.

Career:

The skills you learn on this course will lead to a variety of careers in the criminal justice sector, as well as wider partner agencies.

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:

  • Criminological Foundation
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Applying Psychology to the Criminal Justice System
  • Research in Crime and Justice
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Working With People

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

96-112 UCAS tariff points. 

Potential to succeed can be measured in a number of ways including academic qualifications and skills obtained outside academic study such as work experience.  We have a points range so we can take into account all of the information on your application form and adjust the offer from the evidence provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 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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Funding

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