Gower College Swansea

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Criminal Justice

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Course summary

(This course is subject to revalidation) To provide a clear progression route for Level 3 learners who have studied Criminology and related fields. The course is designed to widen access to this field, by delivering a broad skills base including the development of work based skills, having completed a work placement within a related field e.g. Probation Services, Youth Offending and Drug and Alcohol Abuse teams. This is an ideal programme for learners who wish to study in a small, supported environment. Students can progress to the University of South Wales to complete the third year - (BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice


Modules: Level 4 (Year 1): •Understanding Crime, Victims and Society •Understanding Criminal Justice •Criminological Theory •Criminal Law •Mental Health and Well Being •Researching Crime and Criminal Justice 1 Level 5 (Year 2): •Research Methods & Stats •Contemporary Issues in Substance Misuse •Policing •Criminal & Social Justice within the Community •Legal Systems and Sources

Assessment method

Assessment is by assignment, presentations, case studies, examinations and research in a work based setting. The course includes placement modules

How to apply

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Tycoch campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at [email protected] or +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Accreditation of Prior Learning Student may be able to gain recognition for previous learning. Please contact for advice if you feel this may be relevant, further information is available at: https://celt.southwales.ac.uk/recognition-prior-learning/

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

A DBS check may be required for your placement which costs £38 There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e: •travel to and from college, or placement •photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks) •printing and binding •gowns for graduation ceremonies * College Bursary - a bursary of £1000 can be received (criteria apply) see website for details
Criminal Justice at Gower College Swansea - UCAS