We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice (Policing) BA (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

Add to favourites
UCAS CODE: M211

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Develop expertise across criminal justice theory, research and policy on this 4-year Honours programme – with the possibility of specialising in Policing.You will explore the concepts, structures, organisations and processes involved with the prevention, investigation and prosecution of crime. You will study the workings of the criminal law and criminal court system, and examine the treatment of offenders within society. In Years 3 and 4 you may be able to specialise in Policing, subject to satisfactory academic performance.This degree, the only one of its kind in Scotland, will prepare you for employment in the police and prison services, criminal courts and the fiscal, third sector criminal justice services and in roles such as general administration and management.Graduates will also find opportunities in restorative justice and mediation, community safety and working with offenders, victims and witnesses.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : BCC

Year 1- A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points).

VIEW MORE

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 103 6

    70th out of 102 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    131 59%

    43rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    99th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    16th

    77
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    114 58%

    58th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    62nd

    17

Suggested courses

University of Glasgow
NEARBY

Scots Law with Spanish Legal Studies LLB (Hons)

University of Glasgow

University league table

Kingston University
SIMILAR RANKING

Criminology and International Relations (4 years full time including sandwich year) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

Law league table

100
University of Southampton
MOST VIEWED

Criminology BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

University league table

17

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!