Our degree in criminology and criminal justice is aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about the causes, consequences and prevention of crime at local, national and international levels. Greenwich is ranked 1st in London (and 10th in the UK) for Criminology by Guardian University Guide, 2022. Course modules, such as security and terrorism, and the criminology of war, help you to explore the current social, cultural and political debates surrounding crime. You will also learn about crime scene investigation, forensic psychology and miscarriages of justice. During your study, you can also apply for a placement to put your learning into practice. Popular careers for our criminology graduates include roles in the police, working for the prison and security services, and the Home Office. What you should know about this course
- This course offers great opportunities to explore this fascinating discipline in both applied and theoretical context.
- You will explore the social, cultural and political debates surrounding crime, victimisation and deviance.
- You will enhance your academic knowledge of key issues, including security, terrorism, gender, cybercrime and criminology of war.
- You will learn about crime scene investigation, forensic psychology, and the Criminal Justice System.
- Optional modules include one where students study in a prison alongside serving prisoners and another which is a placement with an agency that is part of / complementary to the Criminal Justice System.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants may be interviewed.
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|