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Crime and Criminology (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4.5 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Whether you're looking to start a career in policing, probation or security, or advance in your current career in these sectors, this BSc (Hons) Crime and Criminology distance learning degree course will help you get where you want to be.As well as developing subject-specific expertise around crime, deviance and control, you'll improve your intellectual and critical skills and get expert teaching from leading academics from the University's Institute of Criminal Justice Studies.You'll use our virtual learning environment so you can learn at your own pace and combine your studies with other commitments.After the course, you'll be set for a career in areas such as the police, probation, crime prevention and community safety, security, youth justice, crime analysts and research and victim support.Read more about our distance learning crime and criminology degrees in this downloadable leaflet.**On this course you'll:**- Explore the issues, debates and arguments associated with crime, control and punishment- Work at your own pace, in your own time and in your own location, with interactive online learning materials- Get mentoring and guidance through online seminars in the evenings- Tailor your studies, by choosing units that match your interests and career ambitions- Join virtual study days with live seminars, interviews and question and answer sessions- Have optional opportunities to attend the University- Get the same support and similar benefits to students based on campus- Get a Certificate of Higher Education after 18 months and a Diploma of Higher Education after 36 months, even if you don't complete the full course- Have the chance to complete the course more quickly if you have relevant prior learning or work experience- Complete units that allow you to qualify for Probation Officer training after the course**Work experience and career planning**To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.We can help you identify placements, internships and voluntary opportunities that will complement your studies.**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, you'll be able to work in areas such as:- probation- the police- crime prevention- community safety- security- youth justice- crime analysis and research- victim support- post-conviction support- the courts and legal systemOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry or support you in getting a promotion. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

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£ 3,080per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 103

    23rd out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    126 57%

    50th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    88th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    115 58%

    56th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    41st

    22

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