**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:
- Study in a department that has received the British Society of Criminology award for teaching excellence.
- Improve your employability by working on real-life work placements and case studies
- Build your knowledge of the criminal justice system, including human rights and social justice values.
- Gain personal and transferable skills for enhancing employability and graduate attributes, through embedded academic, personal and professional development.
- class-based discussion and debate
- group tasks
- tasks utilising digital platforms
- simulation activities
- case study analysis
- online learning resources
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules: Applying Criminology Criminal Justice Criminological Landscapes Graduate Research And Development 1 Graduate Research And Development 2 Human Rights And Crime Year 2 - Compulsory modules: Controversies Of Punishment Deconstructing Research Victims Offenders And Vulnerabilities Elective modules: Cybercrime And Society Exclusion Rights And Justice Experiencing Criminal Justice Life Beyond Crime, Substance Use And Offending Real World Cutting Edge Research Methods Real World Enterprise And Entrepreneurship Real World Professional Practice Real World Project Management Real World Social Justice And Activism Studies Abroad In Criminology Year 3 - Optional modules: Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules: Dissertation Elective modules: 21St Century Crime: Threats, Responses And Human Rights Comparative Criminal Justice Crime And Justice In The Information Age Crime And The Media Criminal Justice Compared Criminal Justice Realities Drug Use In Context Experiences Of Health, Illness And Disability Experiencing Custodial And Community Sentences Making Desistance And Recovery A Reality Policing And Crime Reduction Politics Of The City Sex Violence And Extremism Simulating Justice Practice
Coursework, Exams, Practical
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To find the clearing entry criteria for this course, please visit our online prospectus. Clearing is not open to international students this year.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Meeting the qualifications on the entry criteria does not guarantee you a place. You should ensure that you submit a personal statement and reference as these are considered as part of the selection process.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in both reading and writing and 5.5 in all other skills, or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.