University Of East London (UEL)
Campus: University Of East London (uel) , London
Criminology and Criminal Justice (with Foundation Year)
4.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
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If you’re interested in the problem of crime in contemporary societies, our Criminology and Criminal Justice course is for you.

As a criminology student you’ll investigate the nature of crime and criminality, studying society’s response through the criminal justice system. You’ll learn how societies try to control and punish crime and disorder, gaining a theoretical and practical understanding of this fascinating subject.

Criminology takes a social sciences approach by studying and classifying crime, and exploring theories around criminal behaviour. As well as the theory, you’ll learn how society deals with criminal behaviour by studying institutions and roles such as the police, courts, prisons and probation service.


  • Key ideas and issues for Social Scientists (core)
  • Understanding Work in Contemporary Society (core)
  • Perspectives on Race and Racism (core)
  • Technology and Self (core)
  •  Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (core)
  •  Contemporary Issues of Youth Justice and Criminology (core)
  •  Constitutional And Administrative Law (core)
  •  Thinking Sociologically (core)
  • Research Methods in Criminology (core)
    Applied Criminology and Professional Practice (core)
    Theoretical Criminology (core)
    Crime, Deviance and Social History (core)
  • Project
  • Terrorism Studies
  • Police Studies
  • Prison Studies
  • Race, Ethnicity, Crime & Justice
  • Psychological Criminology
  • Community based Crime Prevention
  • Crime and the City
  • Crime and the Media
  • Evidence
  • Mentally Disordered Suspects Defendants and Offenders
  •  Youth Crime and Subculture
  •  Work-Based Learning
  •  Illicit Drug Markets
  •  Human Rights
  •  Public International Law
  •  Human Rights in the Developing World
  •  Immigration Law
  •  Sports Law
  •  Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminal Behaviour
  •  Surveillance, Technology and Society

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UEL Criminology graduates have found work in a wide variety of roles. Some have pursued a career in a related field while others have used the transferable skills they have learnt in other areas.

The course has a strong focus on preparing you for the world of work, with a specific employability module in year two. This is geared towards providing you with the best advice on preparing yourself for the job market and applying for jobs.

While a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice is focused on your future career, it doesn’t limit your options. You’ll learn a host of skills that will appeal to many employers, including writing and presenting, the ability to make a case, meet deadlines and work independently.
Students have found jobs in a number of related areas, such as:

The police, prison and probation services
Central and local government
Social work
Voluntary organisations, including victim support groups.

While these roles are particularly suited to students with a criminology degree, our graduates have also found employment in fields such as market research, journalism and the public sector. Some have also gone on to postgraduate study.

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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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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