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UCAS CODE: M9M9

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Gain a deeper understanding of how we define, classify and respond to crime, and why people commit crimes on this fascinating Criminology degree.Criminology is a social science examining the nature of law making and how society is 'policed'. You will study all aspects of crime, learning how it is controlled and regulated in modern societies. Criminology is a blend of social science, sociology and law, examining the nature of law making and how society is 'policed'. You will study all aspects of crime, learning how it is controlled and regulated in modern societies. This is a flexible degree. In the first two years you will concentrate on the fundamentals of criminology and sociology. In years three and four you will specialise, working with our academics to explore:Contemporary criminological theory.Crime, policing and police work.Penal institutions.Race and Human rights.We place a strong emphasis on developing your research skills, which are highly valued in the workplace. Whether it's collaboration, assessing evidence, writing reports, researching or completing project work, your criminology studies will make you extremely employable.After the first two years of study, you can choose to specialise in other areas or carry on studying this pathway. See more in the 'How the Course Works' section below.This course scored nearly 85% for Teaching and Learning Resources in the 2021 National Student Survey. Plus, Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't just take our word for it:The Times and Sunday Times UK University of the Year 2021 for Teaching Quality.Guardian University Guide 2020 Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback.National Student Survey 2020 Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC

To include a literate subjectFor entry into Year 2 we would look for ABB to include one from Sociology, Politics, History, Psychology plus one other literate subject

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 105 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    142 73%

    17th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    10th

    2

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