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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The course introduces you to crime as a dynamic process in a rapidly changing world, linking foundational principles and emerging trends to explore its impact on daily life. After a grounding in first year, you will study a range of areas of crime, victimology, criminal justice, and crime prevention, emphasising key transferable skills in preparation for graduate level employment in a global market. On successful completion you will be able to: Link major theoretical perspectives to contemporary issues and debates – putting theory into practice. Reflect analytically and critically on a wide range of issues and emerging trends relating to crime, control, and criminal justice in local and global contexts. Apply creative solutions to crime problems, and to systemic failures in dealing with crime. **Key Course Benefits**- Applied approach designed to develop the skills required for graduate employment in various criminal justice roles - Expert speakers from agencies involved in criminal justice complement and contextualise your understanding - Explore international perspective on crime - Have opportunities to participate in international field trips* – previous criminology trips have included South Africa, the USA, Finland, Estonia, and Poland. - No.18 for Criminology in the Guardian University Guide 2022 - Our criminology courses are ranked joint third for career prospects by the Guardian University Guide 2022. *UK and international opportunities Please note that we are unable to guarantee any UK or International opportunities (whether required or optional) such as internships, work experience, field trips, conferences, placements or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (which could include, but is not limited to, equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable travel COVID and visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the visa requirements, please contact the International Office.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Coventry University

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  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically, 13,000+ non-UK students study across the university’s UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
International pathway programmes and pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
A range of scholarships is available alongside placement opportunities (subject to availability and eligibility) to support international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 105 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%



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