Studyportals placeholder

Sociology with Criminology Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The specialist Sociology with Criminology Honours degree at the Middlesex University explores the changing structures of society through a sociological lens and examines how and why crimes are committed. The academics are leading pioneering research projects to uncover new findings in the discipline.

About

Why study BA Sociology with Criminology Honours at Middlesex University?

The Sociology with Criminology Honours degree was one of the first in the world and our department continues to produce internationally revered research from within our Crime and Conflict Research Centre, which will inform your studies.

Crime and criminal justice are central issues in modern society and our specialist degree enables you to understand them from a sociological perspective. You will explore the use of sociological and criminological thinking on everyday life events, beginning with the principal founders of the discipline: Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.

The specialist criminology modules allow you to examine areas such as crime and criminality; and media, crime and cultural practices.

Course highlights

  • You have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the course
  • The excellent links with employers within community organisations and NGOs across London have led to prestigious work placement opportunities allowing you to build vital professional experience within your chosen field
  • The specialist teaching approach with high levels of student support ensures you achieve excellent academic results

Careers

This professionally oriented degree is an excellent basis for a wide variety of graduate-level careers in the civil service, the criminal justice system, policing, the protective agencies, youth justice system, social services, community safety, crime prevention, think tanks, and civil liberties pressure groups.

It also prepares you for a broader set of career choices and further postgraduate study and research in criminology, criminal law, criminal justice studies, and related fields.

Sociology has a high and well established profile within higher education and offers a wider range of post-graduation employment prospects than many other academic disciplines. Career destinations include research, liaison and other positions in the public sector at local and national levels, in voluntary organisations and in the private sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      4 years full-time with placement
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

Year 1
  • Understanding Contemporary Society: Issues and Debates 
  • Classical and Modern Sociology 
  • Researching the City: Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology
  • Explaining Crime 
Year 2
  • Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences 
  • Contemporary Social Theory 
  • State, Society and Globalisation 
  • Criminology in Late Modernity
Year 3
  • Sociology Dissertation 
  • Gangs and Group Offending 
  • Media, Communication, Society 
  • Violence and Society

                                                  English Language Requirements

                                                  • Minimum required score:

                                                    6.5

                                                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                                                    Schedule IELTS
                                                  • Minimum required score:

                                                    87

                                                    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                                                    Schedule TOEFL®

                                                  General Requirements

                                                  • 96  UCAS points
                                                  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
                                                  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
                                                  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
                                                  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
                                                  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

                                                  Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

                                                  • You are considered ineligible for admission
                                                  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
                                                  Search all Pre-Bachelors

                                                  Tuition Fee

                                                  • International

                                                    13000 GBP/year
                                                    Tuition Fee
                                                    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                                  • EU/EEA

                                                    9250 GBP/year
                                                    Tuition Fee
                                                    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                  Living costs for London

                                                  • 1137 - 2160 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.

                                                  The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                                                  Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

                                                  Wishlist

                                                  Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?