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Criminology and Youth Studies BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**In this degree you'll explore the fundamentals of criminological theory, youth work and social problems in order to discover the relationship between youth and crime. Our teaching staff have the professional experience necessary to help you learn this specialist knowledge. A work placement is also available to give you hands-on experience and skills. Successfully complete the course and you could enter a career in the Criminal Justice System, the National Probation Service, the Youth Justice Board, welfare rights and another profession surrounding youth crime.**More about this course**Learn the facts behind the headlines that portray young people negatively in their relation to crime, and prepare for a career path where you can make a difference. On this undergraduate course you'll gain an understanding of the relationship between youth work, social problems and media perspectives.Current staff on this degree include ex-probation professionals and specialist researchers into youth crime. This means you'll receive high quality lectures and seminars from industry experts. With this level of academic training, you’ll be well prepared for specialist employment.The work based learning placement will introduce you to the real world of youth crime, giving you valuable experience in preparation for your own career. It is this hands-on experience that will help you stand out when you complete your degree.Whether you want to work for the Youth Justice Board, the National Probation Service or undertake further research, this undergraduate degree sets you up for an exciting career focused around crime and youth culture.If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing the Criminology, Policing and Law Extended Degree (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons).**What our students say**“The staff are very enthusiastic about their subject and clearly enjoy teaching it. There was help with the work whenever I needed it and the module leaders were always very understanding.”National Student Survey“I have learnt so many new things beyond what I expected to. My knowledge and professional network have expanded greatly.”National Student Survey

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,700per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 105 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    83 43%

    100th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    83rd

    48
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    95th

    24

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