We work closely with experts and practitioners in criminal justice to provide a firm understanding of criminology and criminal justice in Scotland, the UK, Europe and internationally. This Criminal Justice-Policing (Hons) programme from University of the West of Scotland includes topics such as: prisons and policing, forensics, terrorism, youth justice, victimology and exploring the journeys of those who come into contact with the justice system.
- You’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge for employment in a variety of roles in the criminal justice system.
- You can choose to specialise in policing after completing Year 2 of study.
- You can join the student-run Crime and Justice Student Society, which will provide you with advice, support and networking opportunities.
- Guest lectures from industry professionals and field trips to organisations including Police Scotland, the Scottish Prison Service, Victim Support Scotland and more are offered throughout this programme.
- This programme has opportunities for international study thanks to links with ERASMUS and partner institutions in the USA.
- There is the possibility of travelling on one or more field trips to international locations including the USA and Rwanda.
- Criminal Behaviour & Deviance
- Scottish Criminal Justice
- History of Crime & Justice
- Scottish Criminal Law
- Research & Inquiry
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Full time international students, part-time students and online students can also apply until 6 weeks before the start of the course.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Criminal Justice View 58 other Bachelors in Criminal Justice in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Literacy & Numeracy
All applicants are expected to demonstrate good levels of literacy and numeracy, holding passes in English and Mathematics at the following levels:
- Scottish National 5 (grades A, B or C)
- Scottish Standard Grade (grades 1, 2 or 3)
- Scottish Intermediate 2 (grades A, B or C)
- GCSE (A, B or C)
- Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary level (grade C2 or higher)
International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 1,820£
Living costs for Paisley
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.