Criminology and Sociology at University of Hull - UCAS

Course summary

Criminology and sociology are a logical – and valuable – combination of subjects. Crime happens in social contexts. Sociology helps us understand those contexts. Demand for criminologists with insight into crime’s impact on society is higher than ever. This course can train you to meet that demand. Through real-world examples, you'll explore crime’s effect on society and how society responds to crime. You'll consider your own attitudes to crime, criminals and victims. And you’ll study topics like the relationship between the individual and society, the concept of deviance and how offenders are punished. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at


Year 1 Compulsory modules Becoming a Criminologist Global Issues - Local Impact Sociological Storytelling - Making Sense of Society Crime, Deviance and Society Social Research in Practice Year 2 Compulsory modules Punishment, Dangerousness and Risk Visual and Material Cultures Digital Citizens Analysing Social Data Ritual Crime, Magic, and Myth Optional modules Inequalities, Social Divisions and Social Conflict Policing and Criminal Investigation Race and Social Justice Year 3 Compulsory modules Dissertation Optional modules Understanding and Interpreting Quantitative Data Cyberterrorism and Extremism Surveillance and Social Control Sociology at Work Transnational Organised Crime Restorative Justice and Peacemaking Criminology Histories of Punishment Criminal Justice and Community Safety Placements Sociology of Popular Culture Sex Work, Policy and Crime Drug Use Today Modern-Day Slavery in the UK Contemporary Imprisonment All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £15400* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Criminology and Sociology at University of Hull - UCAS