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Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree programme is an opportunity to study both Criminology and Sociology within an interdisciplinary social sciences context.Criminology is the field of study which focuses on criminalisation, victimisation, and social responses to crime and disorder. We draw on a range of social science perspectives and offer you the chance to explore sociological, psychological and political approaches to crime and its control.Sociology is dedicated to the study of social life as found in groups, institutions and societies. It provides the critical tools for handling the analysis of all aspects of social conduct, from face-to-face interactions to how economic forces shape and are shaped by global society.This course uses a wide range of approaches to help you learn the methods and ideas needed to make your own contribution to understanding and improving society.Distinctive featuresThe opportunity to learn from leading criminologists with strong links to police, probation and prisons, as well as local authorities, and Welsh and UK government institutionsModules on offer reflect staff research interests across a range of sociological concerns and approaches, for example education, work and globalisation; urban and everyday life; social media, culture and consumption; health; migration and ethnic relationsThe opportunity for you to learn in a School that was ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality in sociology and 5th for education in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF)The involvement of research-active staff in teachingThe emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environmentThe variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,450per year

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A level : ABB

You will not need to achieve these from any specific subjects but please note General Studies and Critical Thinking will not be accepted. Contextually flagged applications (such as those students leaving care or from areas where there has traditionally been low rates of participation in higher education) may receive an offer at one grade lower.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    150 76%

    15th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    92nd

    3

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