Are you interested in the role society plays in criminality and social problems? Would you like to apply this interest to your career?
On this BSc (Hons) Sociology and Criminology degree course, you'll explore the complex relationship between the way society is organised and the societal causes of criminal behaviour.
You’ll delve into current debates and classical theories around sociology and criminology, develop your research skills and learn from passionate lecturers and teaching staff.
When you complete the course, you’ll be equipped for roles in organisations such as local education authorities, counselling and voluntary organisations. You could also do further training or study, or work for the probation service or police force.
What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
Analyse how society and crime influence each other
Understand how people interact with social structures and what ramifications this has for law and order
Assess competing perspectives and make reasoned arguments in relation to important social issues
Develop analytic, informational, communication and social research skills
Increase your employability through local volunteer work or a work placement in a criminal justice organisation
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After your second year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work experience in the industry.
Examples of placement organisations include:
We’ll help you secure a work placement that fits your aspirations. You’ll get mentoring and support throughout the year.
When you complete this BSc (Hons) Sociology and Criminology degree course, you'll have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career or further training in areas such as:
Our Careers and Employability team will help you get started on the career ladder and support for you for up to 5 years after you leave the University.
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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.
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
If an application is sent to us by 18:00 (UK time) on this day, we’ll send it to the chosen universities or colleges. Applications received after this date will automatically be entered into Clearing.
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.