36 months
Duration
8500 EUR/year
Free
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About

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminology (Hons) from University of Malta aims to provide students with a general and detailed knowledge and understanding of crime and criminology.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminology (Hons) from University of Malta  aims:

  • To provide students with a general and detailed knowledge and understanding of crime and criminology.
  • To equip students with a knowledge and understanding of criminological theories and concepts which offer explanations as to why people engage in criminal acts.
  • To enable students to understand the role of the courts, policing and corrections in criminal justice.
  • To address issues in criminology, particularly the roles of class, sex and race/ethnicity in criminal behavior and the social policy and correctional responses to it.
  • To provide students with a knowledge and understanding, and capacity to use qualitative and quantitative methods of social research and social investigation.
  • To teach students how to utilize the appropriate technology in criminology and criminal justice study and research.
  • To enable students to develop the ability to apply criminology theories, principles and concepts to address “real life” issues and situations in the criminal justice field, and thus the ability to engage in critical thinking/analysis.
  • To prepare students for progression to Masters’ courses and Ph.D. programmes

Career opportunities and access to further studies

Criminologists strive to understand: why people commit crime, how they can be dissuaded from engaging in crime, how criminals/delinquents/potential delinquents should be treated and how victims of crime (including victims of domestic violence) could be helped. Therefore Criminology graduates may find employment in the criminal justice system as police officers, correctional officers or probation officers and in other agencies (even care agencies) that deal with criminogenic populations. In addition, they might find employment in the private sector (e.g. private policing, security and insurance agencies, digital gaming and cyber security).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime Scene to Court
  • Biological and Psychological Theories of Crime
  • Sociological Theories of Crime
  • Community Based Sanctions
  • Myths and Realities of Crime: Societal Perspectives
  • Methods of Criminological Research
  • Criminal Procedure and Criminology
  • Youth, Crime and Deviance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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