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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Criminology covers a fascinating blend of social science, sociology and law to examine the nature of law making and the various influences on how society is ‘policed’.Abertay’s BA (Hons) Criminology is delivered within the School of Business, Law and Social Sciences. It provides up--to-the-minute knowledge from highly research-active staff who are experts in their fields. It introduce students to key criminal issues and shapes understanding of the relationship between crime, society, politics, the media and criminal justice policy.The degree challenges and develops understanding of crime, deviance and the criminal justice process. You will learn the sociological and criminological explanations for crime, and the ways in which crime is controlled and regulated in modern societies.The degree features an array of core and specialist option modules in criminology and sociology. These include modules that explore contemporary criminological theory, race and crime, policing and police work, penal institutions, human rights and cybercrime.You will have the opportunity of an optional work placement in the final year.Abertay is ranked: • UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    135 68%

    31st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    55th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    12th

    3

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