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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA(Hons) Criminology and Sociology lets you devote an equal amount of time to studying these two related subjects. Through a broad mix of modules, and the support of our staff who are leaders in their field, you’ll engage with real issues, and develop fresh insights and solutions to address crime and support the people affected by it. Learn to evaluate evidence, approach issues from multiple perspectives, and build your expertise in research, analysis and communication. Carry out your own research projects, hear from guest speakers, and take part in work-based learning through our links with organisations such as the Bristol Youth Education Service, Gloucester Community Services and Avon and Somerset police.Activities such as volunteering, placements and internships will deepen your professional skills and knowledge further, to make you highly sought after when you graduate. You can also choose to spend a year studying at the Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, to add international experience to your degree.The broad skills and industry-focused experience you’ll gain will make you attractive to a wide range of employers. You could pursue a career in research, education, social work, charity work and counselling, or work in the justice, legal or media sectors. You could also keep studying, and go on to do a postgraduate course or research degree.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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

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No specific subjects required. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 59%

    51st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    25th

    8

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