36 months
14550 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) undergraduate degree from Swansea University will give you the opportunity to examine the many factors involved in criminal behaviour, and how society responds through the criminal justice system.

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You will study the most important theories of crime and deviance and their relevance to contemporary criminal justice policy, research, and practice.

Alongside this, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the structures of the criminal justice system, covering the courts, prison, the probation service, and the police.

Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

The flexible Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) programme from Swansea University structure with a range of optional modules in your second and third years gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions for postgraduate study.


Studying a BSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University can lead to a range of careers. The graduates go on to a wide variety of occupations, which include working in:

Community Development, Criminal Justice, Local Government, the Police Force, Postgraduate Study, the Prison Service, the Probation Service, Research, Social Work, Education, Training, UK Government, Victim Support and Voluntary Organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Study Skills
  • Criminology, Crime and Society
  • Victims and Victimology
  • Employability and Personal Development
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Law, Criminal Justice and Human Rights
  • The Criminological Imagination

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard offer for our criminology programmes is 3 A Levels at grades ranging from ABB-BBB or equivalent. Please also view our alternative entry requirements to learn more about qualifications such as the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification, as well as calculate your UCAS Tariff points. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14550 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14550 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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