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Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Studying criminology and sociology together will give you vital insights into the world of crime.On our BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology course you’ll explore fascinating topics surrounding:- The cause and effect of criminal actions- The form and outcome of social disorders- The criminal justice system- Policing- The relationship between behaviours and punishments.We’re one of the UK’s leading universities for criminology, with our courses ranked 2nd by the Guardian University Guide 2020.**What you will study**This course will develop your understanding of the concepts, theories and principles of both criminology and sociology. You’ll also learn how they apply to a range of areas.We’ll help you to develop your practical and analytical skills in addressing contemporary criminological and sociological problems. You’ll master the methods and analytical tools required to conduct and evaluate research on contemporary problems relating to crime, deviance and social control.From Year 2, you’ll also be able to choose from a variety of different modules, such as hate crime and cyber-crime, among others. All our modules are taught by experts in the field, meaning that content is always up-to-date and covers issues at the cutting-edge of current criminological and sociological debate.

Application deadline

15 January

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 102 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    132 67%

    32nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    22

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