Shining a spotlight on criminology from a sociological perspective, find out whether some people are more likely to commit crime or be a victim of crime and discover what social factors can drive a person in a criminal direction.
104 - 120 UCAS 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.
Tackle hot topics such as social exclusion, human trafficking, terrorism, penology, policing, victimology, and many other eye-opening components
This course will give you the sophisticated knowledge and analytical skillset needed for breaking into the public and social sectors
Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – crucial for enhancing your employability
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
Learn from research-active social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare.
Introduction to Social Theory
Introduction to Social Research
Key Themes & Perspectives in Criminology
Introduction to Criminological Theory
Social Inequality & Exclusion
Crime & the Criminal Justice System
Qualitative Research Skills
Contemporary Social Theory
Human Trafficking and Criminality
Core or option:
Doing Ethnographic Research
Impact of Crime
Ethnographies of Crime & Policing
Crime, Health and Society
Growing Up and Growing Old
Placement Learning unit
Practice placement year
You can opt to take a longer sandwich placement (30 weeks) for the third year of an extended four year degree. 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.
Criminology of Organisations
Politics & Ideology
Option units (choose two):
Drugs, Crime and Society
Seekers, Believers and Iconoclasts: Sociology of Thought
Terrorism, Protection and Society
Anthropology of International Intervention
Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
Government and civil service
Counselling charities and the voluntary sector
International development and aid
Marketing and policy research
Journalism and media.
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