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Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: M930

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you interested in why people commit crime or become victims of crime? If so, then this course could be for you. Discover the political, personal and social aspects of crime with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.- Our Criminology and Criminal Justice degree addresses the widespread and growing interest in crime apparent throughout modern society and meets the ever-increasing demand from Government agencies and other employers for graduates in this field.- The course goes that little bit further by including criminal justice and examining how offenders and victims are treated by the criminal justice system. The subject is developing rapidly as new areas of study open up for criminological investigation. You’ll explore issues concerning how crime is defined and managed in our society and as you progress through the course you’ll have the option to study in areas such as policing, the prison system or social work.- It offers a challenging and rigorous examination of the nature of how crime is perceived, defined and managed in communities. You will develop a critical stance through a broad curriculum that forms an excellent exploration of this subject through a balanced mix of compulsory and optional modules that are taught by specialists in these areas.**Why study with us**- The School has working partnerships with organisations such as Lancashire Constabulary, the Criminal Justice System, the National Health Service, the Probation Trust, and more.- Our staff have a deep understanding of the law; many are professionally qualified and research active, which informs their teaching.- We offer option modules on our Criminology courses, so you can tailor your degree to your interests.**Further Information**- The School has developed employability and community links within the North West of England and the UK as a whole. This ensures that you have the opportunity to engage with employers, community groups, professionals and practitioners from groundbreaking organisations to develop your academic portfolio and pathway into to the world of work.- We provide opportunities to meet, communicate and network with a wide range of professional associates, from multi-disciplinary settings, who can provide first-hand experience and knowledge of the key skills required to be successful in your career destination.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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13,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 103 3

    39th out of 102 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    121 55%

    54th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    35th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    120 61%

    46th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    14th

    40

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