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Criminology (with a Foundation Year) (Optional pathways in Offender Management, Organised Crime and Terrorism, or Victim Support) BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Criminology at Staffordshire University is a dynamic and diverse course. Through an understanding and appreciation of human rights and underpinned by cutting-edge research, you will explore the relationship between criminological theories and criminal justice policies and practices. You will be exposed to, and encouraged to discuss, explanations for crime and antisocial behaviour and how the police and courts deal with such matters.Additionally, you will study the role of punishment in the secure estate, investigate crimes of the powerful and come to understand the role of the media.Throughout your degree, you will be encouraged to think creatively, challenge established beliefs and develop your own research interests.Our exciting pathways give you the option to focus on an area of Criminology that interests you. You will have the opportunity to choose to study our parent Criminology degree or to specialise in one of our exciting new pathways: Criminology with Offender Management, Criminology with Victim Support, or Criminology with Organised Crime and Terrorism. The Foundation Year route is designed for students who may not have the necessary academic profile for entry onto the 3-year course. We recognise that some of our applicants may have also been out of formal education for a while or feel they may need to enhance their skills and capabilities first. You will study a range of modules that are designed to increase academic confidence and prepare you for the remainder of your Criminology degree.Upon completion of your studies you will be awarded a BSc (Hons) Criminology, BSc (Hons) Criminology (Offender Management), BSc (Hons) Criminology (Organised Crime and Terrorism), or BSc (Hons) Criminology (Victim Support)

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,750per year

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 106 1

    68th out of 105 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    95 43%

    104th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    87th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    29th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    121 56%

    46th

    41
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    59th

    17

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