The first year introduces students to the building blocks of criminology: key concepts and theories explaining crime, key institutions of the criminal justice system, crime policy, law and practice. Students will receive training in a wide range of research methods during the first two years and be equipped to undertake their own independent research project in the final year.
Our large, multi-disciplinary department believes in offering students extensive optionality to study specific areas of criminology in depth. Throughout the BA in (Hons) Criminology from Manchester Metropolitan University, there is an emphasis on developing skills and experiences that are relevant to professional careers, including work experience, study-abroad schemes, and independent project work. If students wish, they can study a foreign language as part of their degree. In the final year students have the option of moving onto the BSc route, which means receiving extensive quantitative methods training and graduating with a BSc title.
Opportunities may exist in the established agencies of the criminal justice system (for example, the police, prisons and probation services or in the private sector companies that have undertaken the provision of criminal justice services). There is also the potential to work in areas such as probation work, housing, family care and other roles in social services. Other graduates have gone into administrative and managerial jobs in local or national government, or working in the voluntary sector.
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