• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Reasons to study the BA Criminology (Hons) at De Montfort University:

  • Practice-based course allowing you to transfer your expertise directly to the workplace after graduation
  • Tailor your learning with optional modules to choose your desired pathway taught by experienced academics working at the cutting edge of criminological research
  • DMU Criminology Society enriches your experience through intellectually stimulating seminars and social events with fellow students
  • Strong industry links with Leicestershire Constabulary and other relevant agencies
  • Gain international expeience through our #DMUglobal programme which has enabled students to gain a better understanding of state crime at the Auschwitz concentration camp, explore sub-cultures in Chicago, and understand inequality and segregation in New York
  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF): Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. 

Graduate career 

Opportunities are varied, with recent graduates going on to work in sectors including:

  • Policing
  • Youth justice
  • Community safety
  • Crime prevention
  • Victim Support
  • Prison Service
  • National Probation Service and probation partner organisations
  • Substance misuse services
  • Social work
  • Teaching

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Researching Crime and Justice
  • The Criminal Justice System and its Legislative Context
  • Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Society
  • Research for Effective Practice
  • Crime, Risk and Community Safety 
  • Punishment and Society

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

GCSEs

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English

Plus one of the following:

A levels

  • A minimum of 104 points from at least two A levels with a subject at grade C or above
BTEC
  • BTEC National Diploma - Distinction/Merit/Merit
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Distinction/Merit/Merit
International Baccalaureate
  • 24+ points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 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 Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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