This course gives insight into the field of criminology whilst building an understanding of crime within its wider social context. This is a vocationally-focused course, offering you the chance to gain important hands-on experience.
Why choose this course?
The curriculum is at the forefront of the latest research and debate, giving you insight into today's issues, from cyber crime to neurocriminology.
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.
Students also have the opportunity 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 Sociology
- Full time - September 2017, Ealing site
- Full time - September 2018, Ealing site
- Part time - September 2018, Ealing site
Fees for home and EU studentsMain fee£6,167
Fees for overseas studentsMain fee£7,667Find out if you are a home or overseas student.
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.