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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Criminology is the field of study which focuses on criminalisation, victimisation, and social responses to crime and disorder. Our degree programme offers the opportunity to explore sociological, psychological and political approaches to criminology.Criminology at Cardiff draws on a range of social science perspectives – including sociology, law, psychology, and history – and we encourage you to combine theories and methods to increase your knowledge and understanding of crime and its control.You will examine how to approach problems of crime, justice and control as a social scientist before applying your new research-driven skills to real world issues and debates.Distinctive features•The opportunity to learn from leading criminologists with strong links to police, probation and prisons, as well as local authorities, and Welsh and UK government institutions.•The opportunity to study in a School that was ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality in sociology and 5th for education in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.•A strong emphasis on introducing you to the research methods involved in gathering criminological data.•The involvement of research-active staff in teaching.•The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.•The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School.•The opportunity to study abroad.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 17,450per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff has over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global university with formal links and partnerships with more than 200 institutions worldwide.
The university's culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    150 76%

    15th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    92nd

    3

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