University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology

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Course summary

Hull pioneered the exciting study of criminology more than 40 years ago and has led the way as one of the UK’s leading centres in this area. In that time, we've formed close links with the police and other criminal justice agencies, meaning that our degrees stay up-to-date, practical and relevant. It also means you'll get amazing placement opportunities and field trips to courts, police stations and prisons. You'll also get the chance to work with real offenders through the Learning Together network - which allows students and prisoners to learn alongside, and from each other. And you can expand your skills and experience through a range of rewarding volunteering opportunities - such as the Appropriate Adult scheme. As well as our annual Careers in Criminal Justice event, which allows our students to hear from, and network with employers from the sector, you will learn from lecturers who are experts in their own relevant areas – from modern-day slavery to knife crime; from domestic violence to cyber terrorism. They bring their specialist knowledge into the lecture theatre and help you define and develop your own areas of interest. 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 hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory modules Becoming a Criminologist Criminal Justice Institutions Crime, Deviance and Society Social Research in Practice Development of Criminological Theory Murder: Explorations of an Exceptional Form of Violence Year 2 Compulsory modules Representations of crime Policing and Criminal Investigation Criminology in Late Modernity Analysing Social Data Atrocities and Transitional Justice Optional modules Punishment, Dangerousness and Risk Psychology of Offending and Victimisation Year 3 Optional modules Criminal Justice and Community Safety Placements Modern Day Slavery in the UK Advanced Statistics Surveillance and Social Control Drug Use Today Transnational Organised Crime Learning Together - Desistance from Crime Contemporary Imprisonment Cyberterrorism and Extremism 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

Application codes

Course code:
M930
Institution code:
H72
Campus name:
The University of Hull
Campus code:
-

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 www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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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 £14800* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Criminology at University of Hull - UCAS