University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology and Criminal Justice and Youth Justice (Including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Crime and Youth Justice are increasingly challenging issues. The BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice and Youth Justice degree gives a real insight into the theories, policies, politics and practices that surround how we as a society respond to young people in trouble. The youth justice system in England and Wales is responsible for sentencing and working with young people under the age of 18 who have committed a criminal offence. The system also intervenes with young people whose behaviour is problematic before they enter the formal court system. The main aim of the youth justice system is the prevention of youth crime. As well as understanding criminal behaviour in people of all ages, you will explore the main issues around youth crime and the youth justice system, as well as how society responds to young offenders.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LMG3
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Pontypridd
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southwales.ac.uk/courses/bsc-hons-criminology-criminal-justice-and-youth-justice-including-foundation-year/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Criminology and Criminal Justice and Youth Justice (Including Foundation Year) at University of South Wales - UCAS