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UCAS CODE: M930

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The course is designed for those who have an interest in crime and the criminal justice system. Criminology at the University of Northampton has the distinctive approach of drawing on perspectives from the Sociology of Deviance, Criminal Psychology, History of Crime and Criminal Law. Through class discussions and independent study you will explore both theoretical and practical perspectives of crime. The course has been developed with the QAA/British Society of Criminology benchmarking criteria in mind.Field trips, volunteering, and networking opportunities provide you with valuable practical experience. This course offers a placement to single honours students within a criminal justice agency, which also allows you to carry out independent research and make valuable contacts.*eligibility criteria and terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more informationCriminology is a popular degree that could provide you with excellent career prospects in policing, probation work, the prison service, the Home Office, the criminal courts and postgraduate studies. Projects such as crime reduction teams drug rehabilitation programmes, youth offender teams and victim care are also viable career paths.**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.✱ eligibility criteria and terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,900per year

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

University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 103

    97th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    93 42%

    99th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    90 45%

    101st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    86th

    75

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