Criminology with Politics at University of Worcester - UCAS

Course summary

What makes Criminology with Politics at Worcester special? As academic subjects, Criminology and Politics at university have a basis in both academia and practice. Our Criminology with Politics degree holds a primary focus on research and debated explanations for crime, victimisation and deviance, and responses to those crimes, by societies and individuals. The course move away from the traditional teaching of the social sciences to embrace the contemporary and innovative topics and practices of 21st-century criminal justice. Alongside studying Criminology, your course will have a political edge, in that your studies will be contextualised within a wider focus on Westminster, European, and global political philosophies, systems, and challenges. Indeed, in your Criminology with Politics degree not only will you be able to explore the research areas that interest you, but you will also experience a genuine taste of the work you could be doing after you graduate. Key features

  • Develop your knowledge and critical understanding of crime and its impact on victims and wider society in the context of contemporary Westminster, European, and global politics.
  • Our Criminology with Politics course allows you to develop your understanding of the legal framework and criminal justice responses to crime.
  • Our teaching is both exciting and innovative and includes lively in-class discussions, authentic learning opportunities, guest speakers and group trips.
  • We also offer additional opportunities for you to engage in, these include the Worcester Criminology Society, a peer mentoring scheme and social nights.
  • Modules and assessments are coursework based with an emphasis on experiential learning and honing the key skills that employers value, helping you to increase your employability prospects.
Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
  • Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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 £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Criminology with Politics at University of Worcester - UCAS