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Criminology and Law BA (Hons)

Leeds Trinity University

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UCAS CODE: M1M9

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

What makes the criminal mind tick? How do police and lawyers seek to understand the social and psychological causes of crime? How does the legal system provide justice for victims while balancing punishment and rehabilitation for offenders?Criminology and Law explores the answers to these questions, examining criminal behaviour from a range of legal, social, policing and social justice viewpoints.You’ll learn about the structure and nature of the legal system of England and Wales, which includes the criminal justice system. We’ll give you an overview of the processes through which criminal behaviour is addressed – from profiling and arrest, to sentencing and rehabilitation – as well as exploring important related aspects, such as family law and comparative law.You’ll work with a range of theories and methodologies used to understand and respond to criminal behaviour, as well as gaining an understanding of the causes and consequences of crime, looking at serious and violent crime in particular.And you’ll have the chance to examine different types of criminal groups, such as football hooligans and crime gangs, as well as different social perceptions of crime.Professional work placements will provide you with insights into the range of professional careers available.You’ll have the chance to specialise in your preferred area of criminology and law in a substantial research project, along with getting the option to complete a year-long professional project module with an employer in your final year.**Professional placements**Leeds is one of the UK’s major centres for legal services, making it an ideal setting for placement and graduate opportunities. We have links to local youth justice, policing, and penal justice placements.**Career opportunities**You’ll graduate with a solid grounding in criminology and law, which will prepare you for a range of careers in youth justice, the Criminal Justice System and local government. You’ll also have the chance to develop a set of transferable skills to prepare you for the further study needed to become a barrister’s clerk.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

GCSE in English language at grade C or 4 or higher is required

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University information

Leeds Trinity University

  • University League Table

    122nd

  • Campus address

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, Leeds, LS18 5HD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 102 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    100 50%

    90th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.58 72%

    101st

    98

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