Criminal Justice at University Centre St Helens - UCAS

Course summary

Are you interested in why people commit crimes and the individual and societal causes of deviant behaviour? This Foundation Degree answers these questions and much more, as you will explore a diverse range of modules such as criminology, criminal law, deviance, psychology, and mental health. Some of our previous graduates have secured employment with Merseyside Police, the Probation Service and the Youth Offending Service, whilst others have undertaken post-graduate study in criminology and psychology or have undertaken formal legal training.


Year 1: Victimology, Professional and Academic Development, Criminal Law, English Legal System, Introduction to Criminology, Political and Social Justice. Year 2: Inside the Criminal Justice System, Criminal Law in Action, Researching Crime and Justice, Psychology, Mental Health and Crime, Work-Based Learning.

Assessment method

Assessment will be carried out through both formative and summative assessments. This will include presentations, case studies, essay plans, question and answer sessions, debates and literature reviews. You will also be assessed through essays, exams, reflective logs and reports.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, you may need to apply for a Tier 4 visa in order to enter and study in the UK. However, please note that University Centre St Helens does not hold a Tier 4 Sponsor Licence to support student visa applications.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7995 Year 1
Scotland £7995 Year 1
Wales £7995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7995 Year 1

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Criminal Justice at University Centre St Helens - UCAS