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Criminology (Criminal Justice) BA (Hons)

Middlesex University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This criminology degree was one of the first in the world and is taught by leading academics in the field. The research produced by our department is used to develop policy by government, the EU and the UN. This course is the ideal choice if you wish to pursue a career in the criminal justice system or to progress to postgraduate study in a related field.**Why study BA Criminology (Criminal Justice) at Middlesex?**This specialist course is designed for you to learn about criminal justice practice and institutions from theoretical, practice-based and research-informed perspectives. You will build specialist expertise in the criminal justice system, within one of the world's oldest university criminology departments where we produce pioneering international research to support policy development. You will be able to pursue careers in the institutions of criminal justice such as the police, prisons, courts or probation, in the criminal justice support services, in organisations and charities that work on criminal justice policy and reform, in research institutions.Many of our academics bring extensive professional experience from within agencies such as the Home Office, the police and the probation service and many also have professional experience within criminal justice institutions such as the Police, HM Inspectorate of Prisons, and Probation services. Your tutors are conducting influential research on current practice and policies which will inform their teaching and ensuring your learning is relevant and up to date.This fusion of research and professional expertise ensures you receive a stimulating learning experience and the highest standard of teaching. Classes combine criminology theory with the examination of real life case studies from within criminal justice settings.**Course highlights**You will study at the centre of leading criminology research, ensuring you graduate with knowledge of the latest policy developments in criminology and criminal justiceYou have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the courseOur leading academics provide a supportive learning environment, helping you to achieve the best possible academic results and this strong guidance will continue after you have graduated and are seeking employmentYou could have the option to spend a year of study in a university abroadYou will benefit from guest lecturers and invited speakers who previously have included academics, activists and criminal justice practitionersOur close links with key criminal justice agencies such as the police, the probation service and youth offending teams means you take part in real life projects that can support and inform your thinkingAs a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 112


University information

Middlesex University

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  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 103

    78th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    105 48%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    106 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%



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