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.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
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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
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
020 8331 9000