Keele was at the forefront of offering a named Bachelor's degree in Criminology in the UK and has many years experience of teaching Criminology to undergraduate students. Our research-led programme combines theoretical understanding of crime with practical application of this knowledge. You will explore various areas of the criminal justice system including policing, prisons, and rehabilitation. You will delve into the contemporary issues and challenges around why people commit crime and how we respond to it. Your knowledge and critical approach will help to prepare you for a career in policing, criminal justice or other related fields. Why choose this course?
- No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
- Keele was the first UK university to offer a named undergraduate degree in Criminology
- Global Top 300 for Social Sciences (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, 2022)
- Option to study abroad to experience a different culture at a partner university
For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
The University considers transfers in to year 2, please provide details of the course and module content from your current/past Higher Education provider. When completing your UCAS application please include in your personal statement reasons for seeking a transfer and please provide a reference from this Institution.
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Fees and funding
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