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Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

36 months
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12700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The BA Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  attracts students with a personal interest in the subject matter who are often considering a career in the criminal justice system or organisations related to criminal justice and victim/survivor support. 

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Overview

The BA Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers a challenging and rigorous examination of the nature of how crime is perceived, defined and managed in modern society. You will develop a critical stance through a broad curriculum that forms an excellent exploration of this subject through a balanced mix of compulsory and optional modules which are taught by specialists in those areas. 

The course addresses the widespread and growing interest in crime apparent throughout modern society and meets the ever-increasing demand from Government agencies and other employers, nationally and internationally, for graduates in Criminology and Criminal Justice. It offers specialist study strands for those wishing to pursue careers in policing, in the prison service, working with victims/survivors of interpersonal violence, working with young offenders, working with drug users and working with non-government organisations in conflict situations and with victims/survivors of trafficking.

Where will this course take you?

Graduates follow careers in areas such as the police, the probation service, prisons and branches of the Home Office such as the Border Agency and the Criminal Justice Social Work. Students might also consider community development  work, local government administration and adult guidance work with ex-offenders. Paid employment in the voluntary sector is an increasingly important area with positions in victim support and women’s refuges etc. Graduates have joined the UK Border Agency, Greater Manchester Police (GMP), local prisons, drug schemes, educational institutions and youth offending teams.

Opportunities

Graduates follow careers in areas such as the police, the probation service, prisons and branches of the Home Office such as the Border Agency and the Criminal Justice Social Work. Students might also consider community development work, local government administration and adult guidance work with ex-offenders. Paid employment in the voluntary sector is an increasingly important area with positions in victim support and women’s refuges etc.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Crime and Justice in Society
  • Morality and Criminal Justice
  •  Key Approaches in Criminology: Socio-Cultural Perspectives
  •  Criminal Justice in Action
  • Theory and Research Methods in Criminology
  • Understanding Policing and Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our typical offer is 104 - 112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit 
  • BTEC Diploma: Distinction* Distinction - Distinction* Distinction*
  • Pass Access Course: with 106 - 112 UCAS Points  
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 104 - 112 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5
  • GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time: £1,540 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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