Criminology with Criminal Justice with Foundation Year (BA (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Criminology with Criminal Justice with Foundation Year at University of West London

Course summary

Overview
This course gives insight into the field of criminology whilst exploring how the criminal justice system responds to crime, offenders and their victims. This is a vocationally-focused course, offering you the chance to gain important hands-on experience.

This course includes a foundation year, which will equip you with the skills necessary to succeed in Higher Education and will introduce you to the wider social context of criminology.

Why choose this course?
The curriculum is at the forefront of the latest research and debate, giving you insight into today's issues, such as cyber crime and human rights and social justice.

You will gain professional experience during a work-based module.  Our students typically gain this in crime-related areas such as:

  • youth offending
  • victim support
  • crime prevention
  • witness support
  • various policing support roles, including as special constables.

As well as aiding your studies, this enhances your chances of finding relevant employment after graduation.

You will engage in work or voluntary work with criminal justice agencies and allied fields to support your academic studies. 

There is also an opportunity for you to travel to the United States to visit criminal justice institutions and agencies. 

Career and study progression
Your degree can take you anywhere, but some of the most popular careers for graduates include the administration of justice and the police service.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for BA (Hons) Criminology with Criminal Justice with Foundation Year

  • Full time - September 2018, Ealing site

Fees

Fees for home and EU students

Main feeFees for our 2018 courses have not yet been released.

Funding

Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

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 awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for our 2017 courses have not yet been released.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

48 UCAS tariff points normally in a minimum of two subject areas plus GCSEs English and Maths or equivalent Level 2 qualification.

We also welcome applicants with no formal qualifications. These applications will be considered on an individual basis taking into account their professional/work/life experiences and their ability to engage with and benefit from the course.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at University of West London to prepare for your chosen course:

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