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Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: LM39

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Essex is a world leader in social science, with Sociology ranked among the top 50 departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017). Be prepared – adopting a criminological imagination will inspire you to see the world in a completely different way. There can be no crime without society. You combine the specialist study of criminology with sociological questions around power, nation-states, identity and social change as well as study crime, criminals and criminal justice within wider social contexts. We teach in interesting and innovative ways with an exciting choice of modules. In your first year you take Introduction to Crime, Law and Society, Sociology and the Modern World and Researching Social Life. During your second year you take Sociology of Crime and Control, Researching Social Life 2, Punishment Justice and Modernity and Crime, Media and Culture. In your final year you will take Globalisation and Crime, and Current Disputes in Social Justice. Through our Q-Step Affiliate Status, we offer you the opportunity to develop your quantitative skills by taking a specialised degree pathway or receiving a student bursary to go on a quantitative work placement. Q-Step is funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,850per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    26

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