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Criminology and Sociology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
The Criminology and Sociology (Hons) from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is ideal for students that wish to understand the nature of social and political change at global, national and local levels, the roles of globalisation, modernity and identity in shaping these dynamics, are interested in social justice, criminal justice.
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The Criminology and Sociology (Hons) degree from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is an ideal one to offer you the breadth and depth of knowledge you need to understand classical, radical and critical perspectives on crime, punishment, social change and social inequalities. You will be taught by academics who undertake relevant research and influence government policy development.

You will be taught to explore the variety and volume of big data and how to use it. The study of contemporary themes and issues in criminology and sociology will guide you to choose a career that challenges you to make a difference.


This degree will prepare you well for a range of careers where you will be able to use research skills, theoretical and critical knowledge to real life issues. You could consider any of the following career pathways:

  • Government departments – national and local
  • Policy and administration
  • Postgraduate research and teaching
  • Campaign groups working on social and criminal justice
  • Policing
  • Prisons
  • Probation
  • Youth Justice
  • International organisations working on migration, justice and youth development
  • Social and market research

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 included:
  • Criminology: New Perspectives 
  • Global Societies and Identities
  • Modernity in the 21st Century
  • Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Organised Crime 
  • Police and Punishment: History and Functions 
  • Counter Radicalisation and Terrorism
  • Body, Gender and Sexuality

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • UCAS points 112–96 
  • A levels BBC–CCC 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM

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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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