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BSc (Hons) Criminology*

New for 2021 entry 

*Subject to approval

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3 Years Full Time

Entry Requirements and Fees

2021/22 UK fee: TBC

2021/22 International fee: TBC

For further details about fees, please see our Tuition Fee page.

Typical Offer (individual offers may vary):

  • UCAS Tariff points: 104 – 120 (A levels or combination with AS/EPQ/BTEC/Cambridge Technical)
  • A levels: BBB – BCC
  • BTEC/Cambridge Technical: DDM – DMM
  • GCSEs: English Language, Mathematics and a science at grade C or better
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass

Course content

We are excited to bring you this course for 2021 entry. 

Our Criminology degree looks at the social phenomenon of crime and its impact on society as a whole. This full-time three-year course will give you the chance to start a career in this exciting field.

You will study innovative, ground-breaking approaches in Criminology, including Mental Health and Forensic Psychology, Young People and Crime, Human Rights, Diversity and Duty of Care, Sexual Offenders and Criminology in Professional Practice. A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess these different modules with a focus on coursework.

You will explore the psychological and social factors that cause people to commit crimes. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of the operations of the criminal justice system, including the detection, prosecution and punishment of crime. Discover the impact of crime upon individuals, communities and wider society and the latest research in to how crime can be prevented including offender rehabilitation methods.

Studying Criminology will give you an excellent understanding of the world we live in. It will give you an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of others and our society. This degree can lead to future careers within the Police, social work, the legal system and in a range of occupations working with offenders and their families.

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Our facilities

We’ve developed both of our campuses to have the best facilities available for your degree. We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment we can offer our students.

The Learning Resource Centre is the hub of the learning environment.  It has two upper floors of library resources, one for silent study and one for quiet study. On the ground floor, you’ll find the Support and Information Zone, Media Centre, Careers Centre, Costa Coffee and a variety of IT resources.

The Bishop Otter LRC offers:

  • Books and journals
  • E-resources, including multimedia streaming
  • Mac and PC suites
  • Printing and scanning facilities
  • PrintShop services
  • General meeting areas
  • Group and individual study spaces
  • Equipment Loans​
  • Wi-Fi and plug points throughout

Learning Resource Centre facilities

Indicative modules

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