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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA Criminology offers an exciting opportunity to study the cutting-edge discipline of criminology in the vibrant city of Manchester. It is aimed at students who want to study crime from a critical perspective to investigate the causes, patterns, consequences and responses to crime in a social context.The first year introduces you to the building blocks of criminology: key concepts and theories explaining crime, key institutions of the criminal justice system, crime policy, law and practice. You will receive training in a wide range of research methods during the first two years, to become equipped to undertake your own independent research project in the final year.Our large, multi-disciplinary department believes in offering an extensive optionality to study specific areas of criminology in depth. Throughout the degree, there is an emphasis on developing skills and experiences that are relevant to professional careers, including work experience, study-abroad schemes, and independent project work. If you wish, you can also study a foreign language as part of your degree and in the final year, you have the option of moving onto the BSc route, which means receiving extensive quantitative methods training and graduating with a BSc title.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Increasing levels of flexibility throughout the course with a broad range of option units, so you can choose to focus on areas that interest you.- Get practical knowledge and experience with a range of volunteering and research opportunities in the residential and professional communities of Greater Manchester.- We’re one of only 18 universities in the UK taking part in a £20 million programme to develop and deliver new programmes that equip graduates with the quantitative analysis skills that can improve their career prospects.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 102 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    125 63%

    40th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    45th

    41

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