The BA (Hons) Crime, Justice and Society degree provides specialist knowledge to the current themes and historical debates surrounding the causes of crime and managing crime in society. The degree equips students with the intellectual, critical and analytical skills needed for understanding and applying theories and concepts in Practice. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the links between politics, poverty, inequality, mental illness, anti-social behaviour and criminal justice, and the shaping of public opinion in theses areas. The degree i taught by experts from sociological and psychological backgrounds with real-world experiences of integrated practice with service users across the lifespan. Students are expected to be working (paid or voluntary) for at least one day per week, in welfare, criminal justice or allied professionals. Support in finding a voluntary placement is possible. This degree is designed to support the practice of those working or wishing to work in the criminal justice system or an allied welfare role, such as: prison officer; probation service officer; youth offending/youth justice officer; youth worker; housing officer; support worker; witness support; drug and alcohol worker; education welfare officer; community development worker; and all those who come into contact with people affected by involvement with crime and all forms of social disorder.
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 Suffolk at East Coast College (Lowestoft)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Students are expected to be working (paid or voluntary) for at least one day per week.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.
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Fees and funding
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