A Social Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice (Hons) degree from University of York will give you a broad introduction to a range of social sciences as well as an understanding of the development of the criminal justice system and the welfare state.
A fundamental part of the degree is the work placement, offering you a chance to learn from professionals in a crime or criminal justice field.
Graduates are well equipped for careers in the police service, probation, the voluntary sector and agencies dealing with youth offending and other forms of crime.
Careers and skills
A high proportion of our graduates are employed within six months. The nature of our degree means you can pursue career-related interests throughout your study and the work-based placement is a useful opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to future employers.
Typical career paths in crime and criminal justice systems include:
- solicitor or barrister (via Law conversion courses)
- probation officer
- prison service
- courts service
- government departments and agencies
- youth offending teams.
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- Politics and Economics for Social Policy
- Crime and Society
- Debates in Criminal Justice
- Victimisation and Social Harm
- Social Research Methods
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSociology Criminal Law Criminology View 755 other Bachelors in Sociology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Access to Higher Education Diploma
- 21 credits at Distinction and 24 credits at Merit or higher
BTEC National Extended Diploma
- M2, M2, M2
- 75 percent overall
- 31 points overall
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International18350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18350 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- UK government loans
- UK scholarships and bursaries
- International scholarships
- Country-specific funding
- US loans
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.