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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Criminology

This course analyses the nature, occurrence and explanations of crime, criminal behaviour and societal responses to these phenomena. On this course you will tackle some of the most fundamental questions behind what make an act or action a crime and how responses to crime can be analysed from different perspectives and theoretical frameworks. You will also look at historical patterns of crime, how perspectives of crime have changed over time, and explore contemporary criminal justice and policy to crime, anti-social behaviour and disorder. The course will include a mix of theoretical and practical work, including analytical work on crime and crime prevention. This interdisciplinary approach is central to the course, and allows you to explore criminology from three main perspectives: Crime and History, Criminological Theory and Criminal Justice policy and processes. A Criminology degree from Oxford Brookes opens up a wide range of career options in the public and private sectors. It provides the ideal foundation to pursue a career in crime consultation, the local authority, policing, NGO voluntary sector, human rights or criminal justice work, advocacy work and community support services.

History

This course will take you through the events that have shaped the modern world today, including some of the great political debates that have yet to be settled. As you explore History with us you will gain a greater appreciation of how legal, political and social change comes to pass. You will learn about different societies and ideologies, such as how perceptions of masculinity have changed over time, and look at concepts such as ‘evil’ and ‘power’. Our degree is incredibly flexible: you can choose to specialise in topics that really interest you and pick subjects you have never studied before. We offer a wide-ranging syllabus which covers topics as varied as: crime and violence, fascism and totalitarianism, the rise of America, poverty and welfare, medicine and gender, and religion and statecraft. History degrees offer a wide range of highly valued intellectual and transferable skills, which enable graduates to compete favourably in the employment market. Recent History graduates from Oxford Brookes have embarked on professions and occupations in a wide range of spheres, including IT, advertising, publishing, teaching, business, the civil and diplomatic services, public relations, law, sales and marketing, and the heritage industry.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,300per year

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

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 93 1

    47th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    111 53%

    56th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    58th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    112 57%

    67th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    39th

    2

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