• Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,250 per year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Royal London House, Christchurch Road
    Dorset (Bournemouth) BH1 3LT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Titulación:
    BA (Hons) Criminology


Delve into the social study of crime, deviance and the criminal justice system. Understand crime and investigate the ways that it relates to areas such as social inequality, as well as different sections of society.


120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent


Gain a wider view of the world of crime, including terrorism, global human trafficking and organised crime
Understand the impact of crime on society and the complexities of criminal and deviant behaviour
Learn from research-active social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare
Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement to provide you with important work experience
Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation.
This course is ranked 14th in its subject area according to the 2022 Guardian League Tables. You’ll be career-ready with 85% of our graduates in employment or further study after 15 months.


Year 1
Core units
Introduction to Criminological Theory
Understanding Communities
Key Themes & Perspectives in Criminology
Introduction to Social Research
Crime & the Criminal Justice System
Social Inequality & Exclusion

Year 2
Core units
Qualitative Research Skills
The Impact of Crime
Quantitative Skills
Human Trafficking and Criminality

Option units (choose two)
Ethnographies of Crime & policing
Growing Up & Growing Old
Crime, Health and Society
Understanding Globalisation
Doing Ethnographic Research
Contemporary Social Theory
Understanding Cultures
Criminological Psychology
20-day Placement

Placement year
In year 2, you can choose either a 4-week placement on a three-year course, or an optional 30-week (minimum) placement on a four-year sandwich course. This gives you the chance to gain experience and make contacts for the future.

Whether you choose the three- or four-year option, you will complete the following units in your final year.

Final year
Core units
Criminology of Organisations
Drugs, Crime and Society

Option units (choose two):
Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
Anthropology of International Intervention
Seekers, Believers and Iconoclasts
Terrorism, Protection and Society
Intersectional Criminology
Politics & Ideology
‘Troubling’ Gender

Salidas profesionales

Social services
Criminal justice
Community work
Probation services
Government and civil service
Counselling charities and the voluntary sector
International development and aid
Marketing and policy research
Corporate management
Welfare and housing associate professional
Journalism and media

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