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Criminology (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.- An interdisciplinary programme of study and a broad range of staff expertise.- Examines crime, justice and punishment at local, national and transnational levels of society.- A theoretical, empirical and applied education in Criminology to develop your knowledge and skills.We're fascinated by crime. Turn on the television or search for something online and you'll soon encounter images, reports and programmes about crime, justice and punishment. Crime saturates media and popular culture, suggesting both our enduring fascination with wrongdoing and its consequences, and crime's status as an ongoing social problem.But, what's the story behind these representations of crime? Criminology explores the causes, motivations and patterns of criminal conduct. In addition to improving our knowledge and understanding of crime, Criminology also informs policies and practices in policing, law, criminal justice and punishment.With our Criminology degree, you'll study crime from a variety of approaches, gain practical and relevant experience, and develop a range of transferable skills that you can take into a range of careers and employment sectors.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 51%

    87th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    37 37%

    87th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    72nd

    6

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