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Criminology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Criminology degreee offered at Aberystwyth University will enable you to develop an understanding of the causes of crime and the impact it has on individuals, communities and society. You will also study the current challenges facing the criminal justice system.
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Overview

Criminology degreee offered at Aberystwyth University is multidisciplinary in nature and therefore when studying Crime Causation and Crime Reduction you will draw information from a diverse range of disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Law. 

Modules in criminology research methods will also provide you with cutting-edge technical and analytical skills necessary to engage in contemporary debates surrounding policies and practices designed to prevent crime.

On completion of your degree, you will possess a repertoire of skills essential for pursuing a professional career in areas such as Policing, Prisons and Youth Justice. 

Employability:

The degree will not only help you to develop a range of key transferable skills that are important for employment in general, but will also provide specialist skills and knowledge relevant to a professional career in a criminal justice setting (e.g. police, probation or prison service). 

Your future is important to us and our degrees will equip you with the following:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and oral forms
  • Enhance your problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Encourage self-motivation and self-reliance
  • Transferable skills, such as computer literacy and key research skills relating to both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology Research Skills
  • Introduction To Criminology
  • Legal And Criminal Justice Systems
  • Crime Control And Prevention 
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology In Action

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • A Levels BBC
  • GCSE requirements (grade C min): English or Welsh, Mathematics
  • BTEC National Diploma: DMM
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall
  • European Baccalaureate: 65% overall

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Aberystwyth

  • 700 - 1300 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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