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Criminology and Sociology (Hons)

36 months
Duration
16010 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The BSc Criminology and Sociology (Hons) offered by City, University of London considers how crime is defined, how criminality, victimisation and crime control relate to social issues such as class, gender, ethnicity, politics and the economy and why crime and justice have become defining issues for contemporary society.

Overview

Who is it for?

The BSc Criminology and Sociology (Hons) offered by City, University of London is suitable for students interested in developing the methodological expertise to analyse social data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with crime and social policy debates. This is especially relevant if you wish to pursue a career in sectors concerned with criminal justice and crime reduction.

The degree's Q-Step Centre-affiliated Quantitative Methods pathway is particularly suitable if you wish to develop strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills.

Objectives

The BSc Criminology and Sociology course will develop your appreciation of the complex interplay between local and global forces and their relationship to social processes, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis of London.

The course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with crime and social policy debates.

This innovative degree is designed and delivered by academics whose research is recognised as world-leading in the field. Research informs its content and you will develop skills to conduct your own research into crime and society, accompanied by a range of other transferable skills.

You can further your research and data skills through a Quantitative Methods (QM) pathway for your final 2 years of study.

Career prospects

This course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with crime and social policy debates.

The degree's affiliation with the Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates possess strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills, which are highly sought after in sectors concerned with criminal justice and crime reduction, including the police, prisons, offender management, youth justice and community safety and sectors as diverse as government, education, market research organisations, the not-for-profit sector, the financial sector and the news media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology
  • Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
  • Producing Social Data
  • Criminal Justice
  • Classical Social Theory
  • Sociology in Action

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level: BBB (no specific subjects required)
  • IB: 30 points overall
  • Tariff: 120 UCAS tariff points (typically A-Level BBB with a relevant Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)). 
  • BTEC: DDM
In addition, the following is required:
  • GCSE: A minimum of grade 4 (C) in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16010 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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