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Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Roehampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Criminology:

Criminology draws from a range of other disciplines including sociology, psychology and law. On this exciting degree, you will study contemporary problems relating to crime prevention, criminalisation and social control.

Criminologists study crime, the criminal justice system and society’s response to the impact of criminal behaviour. You will develop a critical understanding of how the criminal justice system operates, and the relationship between punishments and crime prevention. Criminologists also analyse challenging problems relating to harmful behaviours in society and assess a range of solutions.

Career options

Studying criminology opens the door to working in many different areas that shape society. You could secure work in the prison and probation services, the police, Home Office, Ministry of Justice or the wider criminal justice system. You will also be equipped to pursue a career in the legal profession.

Sociology:

This degree will help you understand how societies are created and how they change. You will learn how educational attainment, ethnicity, gender and geography all play a part in people’s place in society, including the resources they accumulate and the networks they build. We offer a range of modules to fit with your interests. Several modules include field trips and you will be able to apply what you have learned to your everyday life. Other modules such as Becoming a Sociologist offer opportunities to develop valuable, hands-on skills for your career, as you analyse the world through focus groups, interviews and surveys.

Career options

Sociology develops essential skills for working in a variety of industries and businesses including the government and charities. You could build a career in the criminal justice system, community development or social work. You could also work in the media, campaigning, marketing, public relations or as a development officer.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,145per 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 : 112

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 102 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    95 48%

    99th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    91st

    11

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