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BSc (Hons) Criminology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BSc - Bachelor of Science

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course
We offer a degree which examines crime from multiple perspectives to understand its impact on individuals and society, exploring the theories, policies, processes and relationships that influence attitudes, beliefs and behaviour. You will also develop a range of research skills that enhance your employability, such as critical thinking and data interpretation, how to evaluate evidence and write reports, presenting reasoned arguments and making ethical judgements. Our modules are cutting edge and cover issues in contemporary society such as Radicalisation, Media and Crime and Disability in the Criminal Justice system. On the course you will also have the opportunity to enjoy visits and trips to academic and criminal justice related events to complement your studies. There are also a variety of guest lecturers who come in to speak with current students regarding specialisms and career prospects.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by Buckinghamshire New University

Progression & Careers
Criminal justice is a growth employment area and graduates will find themselves well qualified to pursue a range of related careers. The police, prisons and probation service are perhaps the most popular employment channels, but criminological knowledge, awareness and experience are valuable in a range of government areas including the Home Office. Alternatively, you may choose to work in the private security sector. You’ll also have the opportunity to further your criminology studies at postgraduate level. Throughout your time with us, we will support you on the route to your chosen career. We will help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and good leaders.

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You will need at least two A Levels.


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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