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Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Curzon Building Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to study both criminology and sociology at University? Our BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology degree combines both subjects and allows you to take a year-long industry placement.This course will enable you to develop an understanding of society and social factors and how this affects crime and criminals, giving you a solid human understanding that will put you in a good position for range of careers or further study.Combining sociology with the study of criminology gives you a chance to benefit from the cutting-edge thinking of the University’s Centre for Applied Criminology, a research Centre of Excellence. The recently launched Centre for Critical Social Research also brings sociological concerns to the fore.This course is taught with an equal number of Sociology and Criminology modules.You’ll share a common first year with the Sociology BA, giving you a wide range of understanding and letting you see what your options are before advancing. The course introduces you to sociological theories and contexts allowing you to situate and to inform your studies in criminology with a focus on crime, criminals and the operation of criminal justice agencies.You’ll develop communication and research skills through our wide range of assessments, as well as a clear understanding of social policy and criminology.**For full details, visit our website.**

Application deadline

25 January

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

Live and study in an affordable multicultural city with a diverse multi-ethnic population.
One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
Many master's courses offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 105 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    114 53%

    65th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    71st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    52nd

    23

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