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Criminology and Law with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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UCAS CODE: CLFY

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Law degree is an innovative and flexible course, ideal for people interested in developing a career in criminal justice and its related sectors. This programme will give you a solid foundation in the disciplines of criminology and law and the synergies between them.As you progress through the course, you'll choose to specialise in either criminology or law or continue with an equal focus on both. The programme explores the functioning of the criminal justice system and efforts to address the many issues of crime, as well as the contemporary challenges that it poses to society.**Why study this subject?**In England and Wales in 2020 there were 5.7 million criminal offences committed (ons.gov.uk) and the news is often dominated by crime, justice and the law.Our Criminology and Law degree will give you a deep understanding of crime in the real world whilst preparing you for a role in the criminal justice system.The skills you'll learn could take you to a career in social and youth work, refugee and victim support, community development and advice work, as well as the police service, the probation service and other areas of the criminal justice system.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**In this programme we'll help you develop multidisciplinary skills in criminology and law and it's this knowledge and experience that will make you versatile and relevant for jobs in the sector. The assessment, teaching and learning strategy on this course will enable you to acquire a repertoire of work-ready skills.With smaller, more intimate class sizes, our staff are committed to nurturing your development, helping you graduate with the skills and capabilities for a successful and fulfilling career.**What will I study?**On this programme, you will gain a solid grounding in criminological research methods and practice as well as current legal knowledge. You will also develop valuable legal skills, including analytic and logical reasoning in addition to academic studies and transferable skills.The application of knowledge and understanding to real contemporary criminological issues is a key aspect of this programme. **How will I be taught and assessed?**Our team of tutors includes qualified lawyers and social scientists, combining backgrounds as academics and as practitioners, so they add depth and breadth to your experience of criminology and law.This is an attendance-based course and will include teaching activities such as:- Lectures- Interactive use of the VLE- Seminars and workshops- Independent study- Field trips- Employment forums.The following assessment activities are used on this programme:- Posters- Blogs- Portfolios- Presentations- Group discussions based on independent learning tasks- Preparatory reading- Workshop activities- Examinations- Written reports- Coursework- Dissertation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32 - 56

A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 32 - 56. Every application is considered on an individual basis. For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our General Entry Requirements pages.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    101st out of 104

    102nd out of 105 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    87 39%

    102nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    74 38%

    102nd

    54
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    72nd

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    5th

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