University Centre Croydon

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Roehampton

BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology & Social Justice

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Course summary

This is a multi-disciplinary programme, which offers an exciting array of modules and provides opportunities for critical engagement with contemporary debates around inequality, crime, justice, psychology, mental health, regulation, and social control. We aim not only to give you a solid understanding of the key theories, concepts and methods in the fields of criminology, psychology and social justice, but also encourage you to become critical and active thinkers in the world more broadly. You will develop a critical understanding of how the criminal justice system operates and engage in lively debates as well as conduct theoretical analysis. Students registered on the programme will gain free student membership to the British Society of Criminology giving you access to regular e-bulletins, conferences and information on criminological events and news. Careers and further study: This programme will develop your skills and equip you to work autonomously for a successful career in sectors including the criminal justice system, public services, social welfare, social justice, and within the human rights sector. Graduates will be well equipped to progress into postgraduate study upon completion of this degree course. Students have the option of progression to the University of Roehampton’s MA Criminology and Criminal Justice programme after completion (subject to entry criteria).

Course details

Modules

Students will be studying a suite of modules in each year of study including – Year 1 (Level 4): • Introduction to Psychology • The Sociological Imagination • Crime and Criminal Justice • Identity, Difference and Belonging • The Construction of Childhood • Psychosocial Explanations of Criminal Behaviour Year 2 (Level 5): • Folk Devils and Moral Panics • Crimes of the Powerful • Volunteering and Professional Development • Research Methods • The City Real and Imagined • Global Perspectives in Criminology Year 3 (Level 6): • Globalisation and Multiculturism • Political Violence • Clinical and Cultural Studies of Trauma • Beyond Prison • Dissertation (40 credit module) Note modules are subject to approval.

Assessment method

You will be assessed on the learning outcomes for each module over the academic year. Assessments including coursework, presentations, academic blogging, essays, case studies, exams and a research project.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code2H60
Institution code C92
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 80 points GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).
A level CDD GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits P: 15 credits

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

An Interview may be required if you don't meet the course entry requirements.

Basic and Key Skill Builder Assessment (BKSB)

A BKSB assessment will be required for applicants who don't meet the English or maths entry requirement.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
International £6995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
BA (Hons) Criminology, Psychology & Social Justice at University Centre Croydon - UCAS