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Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: CAS1

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and criminology. You’ll develop advanced knowledge, skills and professional practice on this combined contemporary criminology and sociology.The course is informed by and regularly updated to incorporate current industry thinking, thanks to lecturing staff with connections and ongoing practice within the sector – ensuring what you study is current, relevant and practically linked to real-world developments and issues.The curriculum includes key areas of criminology and sociology, you’ll study subjects such as education; crime; social behaviours; therapy and counselling, power, politics and identity, education, media, social inequalities, migration and race and ethnicity. You’ll develop scientific approaches to researching key issues from a sociological and psychological perspective. These topics, which include research methods, problem solving and manipulation of data, provide useful tools for a range of careers in healthcare, public sector, leadership, organisations, law enforcement, finance, research and IT.This degree emphasises the practical application of psychology and sociology, with real-world assessments integrated throughout. You’ll also have the option to undertake work-based learning as part of your studies.In sociology and criminology modules you’ll reflect on real issues such as community empowerment, justice, and, applied sociology in work environments.To reflect the wide range of careers that are open to graduates, the course can be tailored with optional units that suit your specific ambitions.The course team have relevant industry experience and research experience knowledge.**What does this course lead to?**This degree will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to work in many roles in the voluntary, public and private sector. The skills you learn and develop when you study sociology and criminology can be used in a diverse range of careers.For example, being a critical thinker and being able to assess different viewpoints, asking critical questions about social issues has meant that employers in a range of sectors see sociology and criminology degrees as desirable.More specifically, sociology and criminology graduates develop communication skills, analytical skills, and cross-cultural understanding, which can be utilised in a number of employment opportunities. **Who is this course for?**This course is for students who want to study criminology and sociology developing a excellent knowledge of sociology and criminology that can be applied to their future development and careers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    104 54%

    73rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    18th

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