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Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice with Foundation Year (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

48 months
Duration
13450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The BA in Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice with Foundation Year (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton enables you to explore the reality behind the newspaper headlines on crime and examine a topic which is relevant, topical and has real, practical application in contemporary society

Overview

The BA in Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice with Foundation Year (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton provides an opportunity to engage with and learn about social care and criminology and criminal justice.

What you'll study

You will have the chance to analyse and understand the complexities of the social world in which we live. At the end of this course you should expect to be an independent thinker with the ability to problem solve as well as have a range of knowledge in your subject specific areas. You will know about the operation of the criminal courts through punishment and sentencing and policing of society as well as social inequalities and the law. 

You will acquire the skills necessary to gather evidence and apply theories to a range of social issues, and to communicate ideas through interpersonal and digitally literate ways. You will study and critically analyse key issues, concepts, theories and methods in social care, criminology and criminal justice. You will also study the impact of social issues and inequalities on people’s lives together with theories of care management and practice. 

Through your study of criminology and criminal justice you look at a wide range of topics covering the legal and sociological issues of criminology and criminal justice. You will also have the opportunity to carry out volunteer work in the local community – an experience that broadens your knowledge, deepens your appreciation of civic responsibility and enhances your opportunities for employment. 

The course equips you with knowledge and skills appropriate to a range of graduate skills in the statutory, voluntary and commercial sector.

Employability in the Curriculum

Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice graduates continue to be attracted to a wide range of careers, mostly in the public and not-for-profit sector. Careers in care management, social research, policy writing and community work are all accessible for graduates as is working in a variety of criminal justice agencies including the police force and the National Probation Service. Others are employed in related fields such as customs and excise. 

Graduates from Social Care may be able to work in a variety of settings such as in the local authority, voluntary and private agencies. Previous graduates have gone on to work in education or as Social Care Officers. Post-graduate courses in Social Work or a wide variety of social policy and criminological areas are also available to Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Care Context and Delivery
  • Social Care Values, Equality and Diversity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Theories of Crime
  • The Management and Administration of Welfare
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminology
  • Framing the Criminological World

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE English at grade 4+ (previously grade C) or equivalent (Key Skills Level 2 English or Functional Skills Level 2 English).
  • Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Short Courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

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

Part-time tuition fee:

  • Home - £3120 per year
  • International - £6725 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 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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