|The award||How you will study||Study duration||Course start||Domestic course fees||International course fees|
|BSc (Hons)||Full-time, Sandwich||3 - 4 years||September||find out||find out|
People are not born criminals. On this course, you’ll explore how human relationships and social structures influence behaviour. You’ll discover how power dynamics and inequalities create crime. And you’ll see people who break and enforce the law in a new light.
With many diverse options to choose from, you can tailor this BSc (Hons) Sociology with Criminology degree around topics that fascinate you – from identity issues, such as race and sexuality, to issues of experience, such as happiness, gang crime or serial killing.
Modules are taught by experts who draw directly from their research activity – to give you the latest knowledge in the field.
Careers and opportunities
Studying a combination of sociology and criminology opens up a wide range of potential careers, both in and out of the criminal justice system. Whether you’re attracted to careers that involve working closely with other people, or roles that call for rigorous and structured thinking, you’ll be well prepared.
This is because you’ll graduate with a set of skills that are transferable to all kinds of professions. Those skills include:
For proof that a wide range of employers value these skills, look at the diversity of roles our recent graduates have taken on. They include: police officer, recruitment consultant, litigation paralegal, digital forensics assistant and victim support caseworker.
112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
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