Criminal Justice (Top-Up) at University Centre St Helens - UCAS

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Course summary

Building upon the knowledge gained at Foundation Degree or HND level in criminal justice or on a comparable subject such as policing, you will explore more in-depth modules and topics to achieve a full Honours Degree. You will cover everything from policing and prisons to crime and justice and are strongly encouraged to undertake work experience to enhance your learning. Some of our previous graduates have secured employment with Merseyside Police, the Probation Service and the Youth Offending Service, whilst others have undertaken post-graduate study in criminology and psychology or have undertaken formal legal training.


Policing and Prisons, Substance Misuse and Crime, Crime and Justice Practitioner, Law, Responsibility and Management, Dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessment will be carried out through both formative and summative assessments. This will include your dissertation, presentations, case studies, essay plans, question and answer sessions, debates and literature reviews. You will also be assessed through essays, exams, reflective logs and reports.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, you may need to apply for a Tier 4 visa in order to enter and study in the UK. However, please note that University Centre St Helens does not hold a Tier 4 Sponsor Licence to support student visa applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You must have a minimum of 240 credits that have been achieved from the foundation degree in Criminal Justice at University Centre St Helens or achieved at a comparable college or university that has modules that correlate with the course.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7995 Year 1
Scotland £7995 Year 1
Wales £7995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the University Centre St Helens' website for any potential additional costs associated with this degree.
Criminal Justice (Top-Up) at University Centre St Helens - UCAS