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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15090 per year

All study options

About Criminology at City, University of London

Who is it for?

The degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to understand why crime and criminal justice have become defining issues for contemporary society and attained such a prominent position in popular culture.

The course develops students' appreciation of the complex interplay between local and global forces and their relationship to socio-legal transformations, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis of London.

Objectives

The BSc (Hons) Criminology degree draws on the expertise of academics experienced in investigating a variety of topics including: crime, policing, victims, media representations of crime and youth crime.

The course considers how:

Crime is defined

How criminality, victimisation and crime control relate to social issues such as class, gender, ethnicity, politics and the economy

Why crime and justice have become defining issues for contemporary society.

Why study Criminology at City?

This course is delivered by academics who are internationally acknowledged as leading researchers in their field

This course is part of the City Q-Step Centre programme meaning you can undertake a Quantitative Methods pathway in your final two years of study

You will develop a range of technical, communication and interpersonal skills which increase graduate employability. These include: critical thinking, scientific data analysis, policy report writing, multi-media presentation skills and teamwork

Our central London location and proximity to key criminal justice institutions - including the Central Criminal Court (the 'Old Bailey'), three police services (London Metropolitan, City of London and British Transport), and numerous prisons - facilitates our distinctive approach to the applied study of crime and criminal justice.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15090 per year

Entry requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. Minimum requirements are:

IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

PTE Academic: 58 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component.

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