University Centre Bishop Burton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Contemporary Criminology (Top Up)

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Course summary

This programme examines traditional and contemporary thinking about the causes and effects of crime, how it impacts individuals and society. You will be encouraged to challenge strategies to explore crime whilst developing an up to date critical approach to current issues in the criminal justice sector. Through this programme you will have the opportunity to interact with professionals in the sector increasing your employability and skills. What will I study?

  • Contemporary Issues in Criminology
  • Cybercrime
  • Homicide
  • Prison, Recidivism and Rehabilitation
  • Dissertation.
Learning and Teaching Approach This programme is delivered with a variety of learning and teaching approaches to include all students’ learning styles and preferences. For all modules, theory lectures are delivered that aim to deliver the core content and provide the underpinning knowledge. To complement the theory lectures, students have group seminar sessions that are used to reinforce concepts delivered theoretically. The teaching methods focus on facilitating a student centered approach to enhance the independent learning that takes place outside of the classroom. Contact Time Approximately 16 hours a week to include lectures, seminars, debates and tutorials. Students are also expected to carry out a significant amount of private study in addition to contact time (25-30 hours a week). A part-time option is also available. Students can expect to receive their timetables during induction week. What else can I expect?
  • Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.
  • Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.
  • Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.
  • Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/university-centre/life-skills-team-at-ucbb
  • Talks from a range of visiting speakers.
  • Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.
  • Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/student-support
  • Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning.
Career Opportunities The whole programme is designed with the Criminal Justice Sector and gives employment opportunities throughout the sector. Our students have gain employment as Police Constables, Prison Officers, Probation Officers and support networks for ex-offenders. Current students are volunteering as Police Specials.

Course details

Modules

You will study; Contemporary issues in criminology Homicide: violence and crime Cybercrime: an old crime with a new tool Prison, recidivism and rehabilitation.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

University Centre Bishop Burton welcomes applicants from overseas. You will need to be issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to apply for your student visa to the UK. You will need to pay your course fees in full prior to a CAS being sent to you. In order for us to process this and for us to comply with our duties as a Sponsor we are required to check other aspects of your application, for example your financial status. For more details please visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A relevant Foundation Degree, related HND or other relevant Level 5 qualification.

Additional entry requirements

Other

GCSE English at grade C/4 or above.


English language requirements

If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4625 Year 1
England £4625 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4625 Year 1
Scotland £4625 Year 1
Wales £4625 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Contemporary Criminology (Top Up) at University Centre Bishop Burton - UCAS