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Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

Building on the OU’s reputation for cutting-edge criminological and sociological teaching and research, this joint degree offers you the chance to study lively, topical and sometimes controversial subject matter. You’ll investigate questions of crime, criminalisation and social harm, to determine whether society’s responses to these questions are adequate or appropriate. You’ll also explore how social worlds are made and how we, as individuals, are shaped by the societies in which we live.**Key features of the course**- Explore lively and topical issues about contemporary social life and about crime, harm and criminal justice- Learn to evaluate evidence critically and understand criminological and sociological problems better- Examine the role of both theory and research in shaping knowledge about crime, justice and the wider social world- Explore criminological and sociological topics of your own interest in depth in the final year- Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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