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Politics and Criminology BA (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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UCAS CODE: ML90

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Ormskirk (Main Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This joint honours degree enables you to explore the inextricably linked disciplines of politics and criminology. You will gain a real-life understanding of the world of politics, looking at current practice in the UK, while also focusing on developments and changes around the world, discovering why we have certain structures and organisations, how they came to be formed and how they make and communicate decisions. Criminological theory and an exploration of the criminal justice process provide the context for exploring phenomena such as social, judicial and political responses to crime, the construction of crime and social deviance in the media, as well as crimes of the powerful, the politics of imprisonment and human rights. If you want to gain a unique insight into how political processes can shape the criminal justice system and vice versa, as well as how contemporary political issues can impact crime and crime reduction, then this is the degree for you. You will graduate with a set of key transferable skills including the ability to conduct research, craft a message to communicate a particular point of view and analyse and understand complex information.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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15,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - BBB

Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.

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University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 104 10

    77th out of 86

    75th out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    119 53%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    53
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    60th

    37
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    111 54%

    48th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    42nd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    122 63%

    37th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    72nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    45th

    6

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