Who is it for?
The Criminology (Hons) from City, University of London will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to understand why crime and criminal justice have become defining issues for contemporary society and attained such a prominent position in popular culture.
The course develops students' appreciation of the complex interplay between local and global forces and their relationship to socio-legal transformations, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis of London.
The BSc (Hons) Criminology degree draws on the expertise of academics experienced in investigating a variety of topics including: crime, policing, victims, media representations of crime and youth crime.The course considers how:
- Crime is defined
- How criminality, victimisation and crime control relate to social issues such as class, gender, ethnicity, politics and the economy
- Why crime and justice have become defining issues for contemporary society.
This course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse crime and justice data, and the analytical capability to identify and engage with key criminal justice policy debates.You will develop specific skills relevant to a variety of professions concerned with criminal justice and crime reduction, including:
- The police
- Offender management
- Youth justice
- Community safety.
A particular strength of the BSc (Hons) Criminology is that the degree includes options from other departments that focus on law, psychology, politics, media, culture and society which increase employability in a range of fields upon graduation.The BSc (Hons) Criminology is part of City Q-Step, a centre of excellence devoted to developing your data literacy and quantatitive methods skills - something increasingly prized across workplaces.
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- Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
- Producing Social Data
- Criminal Justice
- Sociology in Action
- Researching Society: Qualitative Methods
- 36 months
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DisciplinesCriminology View 438 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
UK entry'A' Level
- Typically 'A' Level grades BBB. This is equivalent to 120 UCAS tariff points. Other qualification combinations achieving 120 UCAS tariff points will be considered. For more information on the new UCAS tariff system, please visit the UCAS website.
- 'A' Level General Studies and 'A' Level Critical Studies are not accepted.
- A minimum of grade 4 (C) in GCSE English and Mathematics is required.
- 30 points (no specific subjects required)
International15700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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