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About

Does crime shape our legal system or does the law dictate our social reaction to crime? This new Criminology with Law (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University examines the nature of crime, its causes and the legal responses to it.

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Overview

Why study BA (Hons) Criminology with Law at BU?

  • Enrich your learning of criminology by studying law as a complementary subject. Investigate law-breaking and the construction of legal systems, criminal law and legal evidence, along with the often-emotive issues surrounding crime, punishment and justice
  • Studying criminology gives you a deep understanding of crime which complements and contextualises legal study – useful for those looking to work in the criminal justice system and other related services
  • Learn from research-active social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare
  • Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement or a shorter four-week placement to provide you with important work experience
  • Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation.
  • This course is ranked 14th in its subject area according to the 2022 Guardian League Tables. You’ll be career-ready with 85% of our graduates in employment or further study after 15 months.

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

Careers

The Criminology with Law (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University will provide you with the ideal platform for further specialisation in many careers, such as policing and probation services that require the expertise that this course will give you. You’ll develop a range of analytical and communication skills during this course that will serve you well when you enter the workplace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminological Theory
  • Key Themes and Perspectives in Criminology
  • Social Research
  • Crime and the Criminal Justice System
  • Legal Skills & Systems
  • Criminal Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry:

104 – 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points. 

International entry requirements: 

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent.

Please see below some examples of the international qualifications for entry onto Year 1:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £,1850

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /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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