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Sociology and Criminology BSc (Hons)

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Our sociology and criminology degree takes an in-depth approach to society and crime by focusing on issues such as class, ethnicity, identity, gender and inequality.**Through this course in sociology and criminology, you'll explore how social structures and institutions shape the individual and society. You'll gain an understanding of crime and violence, crime policy and the relationship between social status and access to justice and rights.The course also explores how we define crime, how society deals with crime, and how the distinction between crime and deviance changes over time.Popular careers for our sociology and criminology graduates include criminal justice, public policy, education, youth work, social services, community work and policing.**What you should know about this course*** Issues explored include how crime is defined, how society deals with crime, state regulation of crime and how the distinction between crime and deviance changes over time* Introduces students to sociological theories and methods, with a particular focus on the social, legal, and political responses to crime* Gain a thorough grounding in sociological approaches and debates including understanding inequality, social stratification, identity, gender ethnicity and social policy* Provides an understanding of theories and current debates within sociology and criminology and focuses on applied research skills and on enhancing career opportunities.* Greenwich is ranked 2nd in London (and 21st in the UK) in the Sociology subject-area rankings in the Guardian University Guide 2021

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 2,523 International students from 168 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 47 overseas partner organisations.
The university employs 145 international members of staff, equating to 8% of all staff.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    124 63%

    41st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    15th

    25

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