Crime and its impact, are at the forefront of current political and social debate. A degree in criminology and criminal justice with law enables you to explore the reality behind the newspaper headlines on crime and examine a topic which is relevant, topical and has real, practical application in contemporary society. You will also cover a number of key law subject areas which link to the criminology side of your course. You will study a wide range of topics covering the legal and sociological issues of criminology and criminal justice, including, the operation of the criminal courts through punishment and sentencing and policing of society as well as social inequalities and the law. You will cover a range of law areas which are of specific relevance to this field of study.
During Year 1 of your integrated course you will benefit from introductory modules including Criminal Justice and Thinking about Crime. You will also study the Law of Torts and have the opportunity to explore the relationship between Law and Society. Modules in Study Skills and Volunteering in the Community are also offered. In Year 2, you will gain a deeper understanding of the Theories of Crime, Punishment, Policing, Sentencing and Inequality. You will analyse principles of Criminal Liability through the examination of particular offences in Criminal Law. Year 3 modules will have the opportunity to explore Contemporary Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Controlling & Preventing Crime, Terrorism and State Crime; or you may opt to study EU Law, Family Law or Criminal Evidence. The submission of a project combining issues of Law and Criminology and Criminal Justice will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge further or you may opt to undertake a work placement.
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English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
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