Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University - UCAS

Course summary

"Study BSc Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University and you will gain a wealth of knowledge and skills relative to the criminal justice system, as part of a degree taught by industry experts in a supportive environment. The School of Social Sciences offers you an exceptional student experience, enhanced employability, and a progressive curriculum, which equips you to understand how crime affects society. Key Features • Criminology at Swansea is ranked: Top 15 in the UK for Teaching Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2024), 10th in the UK for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2024), Top 20 in the UK Overall (Guardian University Guide 2024). 92% of graduates in work &/or study 15 months after leaving Swansea University (HESA 2023) • Sector-leading facilities, including dedicated student study and social spaces • Teaching is research-led, meaning you'll learn about the most cutting-edge topics • Be part of a vibrant community dedicated to making a difference in society • Equip yourself with skills that are highly transferable and in demand with a range of employers • Flexible degree with a variety of modules to tailor to your interests and career aspirations

Modules

"Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules covering a range of themes. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • The History of Social Policy • Law, Criminal Justice and Human Rights • Criminology, Crime and Society In your second and third year you will study a mixture of compulsory and optional modules, from a wide range of subject areas. Examples of optional modules in recent years have included: • Applied Offender Rehabilitation • Leadership and Management in Social Justice • Social and Environmental Harms • An Introduction to Policing in England and Wales • Social Movements, Social Policy and Social Change Your final year will include an optional independent dissertation project. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/social-sciences/criminology-sociology-social-policy/bsc-criminology-social-policy/ "

Assessment method

"We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment include: • Blog and poster writing • Group-based tasks • Personal reflections Throughout your undergraduate Criminology degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment please visit our course page https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/social-sciences/criminology-sociology-social-policy/bsc-criminology-criminal-justice/ or get in touch with us at [email protected] "


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M2L4
Institution code:
S93
Campus name:
Singleton Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international students from across the globe. Swansea University’s dedicated international team provides advice on applying, fees, funding and settling into life here at Swansea. For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) further information can be found here: www.swansea.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account. Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied.


English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

https://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/english-language-requirements/


Student Outcomes

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60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For the latest fee information, please check the individual course page on our website. Our full range of programmes are listed here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ Further information on tuition fees can be found here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/

Sponsorship information

Swansea University offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries which may be available to help finance your studies. Scholarships can be awarded to Welsh medium or international students, or for students excelling in exams, music or sport. Our income-related bursaries help students from lower income backgrounds. swansea.ac.uk/scholarships

Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University - UCAS