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Sociology and Criminology with Year Abroad (Hons)

48 months
20280 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Sociology and Criminology with Year Abroad (Hons) from University of Birmingham combines two distinct disciplines which provide insights into the nature of social deviance.


Sociology and Criminology with Year Abroad (Hons) from University of Birmingham offers a core social science perspective which can both enhance and draw on insights from criminology whilst criminology is the study of ‘crime’ and its causes, and it will provide ways to understand social responses to crime.

Students at Sociology and Criminology with Year Abroad (Hons) from University of Birmingham will be well equipped for their chosen career or further study. In particular they will have gained the following skills:

  • Critical ability – to read, absorb and assess complex ideas and arguments about the contemporary world
  • Research skills – practical experience of designing and conducting research, including interviews, questionnaires and developing core skills to understand information
  • Presentational skills – to present your ideas and research in appropriate formats
  • The capacity to work alone or in groups – you will have gained experience of independent study and research as well as working, solving problems and debating ideas with others

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Doing Justice
  • Comparative Social Policy
  • Terror, Threat and Security
  • Contemporary Issues in Policing
  • Self and Society
  • Media and Society
  • Global Societies
  • Self & Society 
  • Sociology of Race and Ethnicity - A Global Perspective
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Poverty, Class & Inequality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
  • Typical offer: ABB
  • BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are all considered 
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 6,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall to include English 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20280 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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