With many diverse options to choose from, you can tailor this BSc (Hons) Sociology with Criminology degree around topics that fascinate you – from identity issues, such as race and sexuality, to issues of experience, such as happiness, gang crime or serial killing.
Modules are taught by experts who draw directly from their research activity – to give you the latest knowledge in the field.
- Explore topics informed by our latest research, from a curriculum constantly updated to reflect new ideas in areas as diverse as black studies, gender, class and inequality
- Learn how to persuade others through evidence-based argument, by taking a critical look at different ideas of society, crime and justice
- Go beyond issues of crime to explore the human experience more broadly – from migration to inequalities, from food to celebrity culture
- Practice analysing human behaviour through social research, so you can gain insights to help improve people’s wellbeing
- Customise your degree to match your ambitions: some modules reduce the amount of time you’d need to train for a policing career or as a probation officer
Careers and opportunities
Studying a combination of sociology and criminology opens up a wide range of potential careers, both in and out of the criminal justice system. Whether you’re attracted to careers that involve working closely with other people, or roles that call for rigorous and structured thinking, you’ll be well prepared.
This is because you’ll graduate with a set of skills that are transferable to all kinds of professions. Those skills include:
- insight into people and social dynamics
- critical thinking and analysis
- qualitative and quantitative research
- the ability to shape and communicate an argument
What jobs can you do with a sociology with criminology degree?
Job roles you could take on include:
- social researcher
- probation officer
- investigative analyst
- police officer
- human resource manager
- charity worker
- detention custody officer
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Core modules in this year include:
- Criminal Justice – 20 credits
- Developing Your Sociological Imagination – 40 credits
- Enrichment – 0 credits
- Research Design and Analysis – 20 credits
- Theorising Social Life – 20 credits
- Understanding Criminology – 20 credits
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Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesSociology Criminology View 575 other Bachelors in Criminology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent.
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Living costs for Portsmouth
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.