De Montfort University
Campus: De Montfort University , Leicester
3.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
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  • £17,000
    Average Graduate Salary / Year

The Criminology degree provides you with a broad understanding of the causes, legal framework and responses to crime, while offering the opportunity to achieve a deeper understanding in a specialist area. 

Reasons to study Criminology at DMU: 

  • 97.3% of our Health and Life Sciences graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating

    According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report

  • Practice-based course
    allowing you to transfer your expertise directly to the workplace after graduation
  • Tailor your learning with optional modules to choose your desired pathway
    taught by experienced academics working at the cutting edge of criminological research
  • DMU Criminology Society 
    enriches your experience through intellectually stimulating seminars and social events with fellow students
  • Strong industry links 
    with Leicestershire Constabulary and other relevant agencies
  • Gain international experience through our #DMUglobal programme
    which has enabled students to gain a better understanding of state crime at the Auschwitz concentration camp, explore sub-cultures in Chicago, and understand inequality and segregation in New York
  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

    Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. 


  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Diversity, Values and Ethics
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Research Skills
  • Legislation
  • Preparing for Practice
  • Research for Practice, Risk and Community Safety
  • Punishment and Society
    Choose two optional modules OR
  • Working with Offenders 1
  • Dissertation
  • Young People and the Criminal Justice System
  • Theory, Policy and Practice
  • Victimology
  • International Perspectives
  • Working with Offenders 2

What do I need to get in?

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International experiences can help you differentiate yourself in an increasingly competitive graduate jobs market. We offer fantastic opportunities throughout Europe and further afield which will help you gain invaluable educational, work-related and cultural experiences through our #DMUglobal and Erasmus schemes.

Recent global experiences have included summer schools in Turkey, Japan and South Korea, giving students the opportunity to learn alongside students from around the world, study unique modules and explore the cities of Istanbul, Fukuoka and Seoul.

We have a team of practice-based criminologists, helping you develop the knowledge and skills required to work within the criminal justice sector.

Volunteering and research opportunities, develop your practical and professional skills, and enhance your employability upon graduation. Previous students have volunteered with local criminal justice agencies, including prison, probation offices, youth offending services, and victim support. Students are also encouraged to visit the local magistrates’ courts and prisons. 

Strong links with criminal justice and allied agencies encourage you to volunteer within the sector. You will be supported to find opportunities that suit your personal and professional development.

Do I Have To Pay?

Not if you are a National of one of the following countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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Congratulations, you are eligible for 100% tuition fee funding from the British Government. For more information visit our Student Finance page.

After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.

UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

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Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.

15 January 2019

Applications for the majority of undergraduate courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time) on this day (check course details in our search tool for the correct deadline). The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us.

30 June 2019

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31 August 2019

The deadline for any remaining conditions to be met – otherwise the university or college might not accept the applicant. Adjustment ends on this date.

20 September 2019

The final deadline for applications to 2019 courses. Applications must arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).

22 October 2019

The deadline for adding Clearing choices, and for universities or colleges to accept applicants in Clearing.

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