Criminology and Public Services at University Centre Weston - UCAS

University Centre Weston

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Criminology and Public Services

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Course summary

This three year degree offers a fascinating insight for those with an interest in sociology, crime and criminal justice; and are wishing to pursue a career in the public service sector. You will study the principles of sociological, criminological and the legal concepts, approaches and methodologies, gaining a critical understanding of crime, criminal justice, and their relationship with the law. This degree will help you to develop a critical understanding of social science research methodologies and ethics; applying them to the social environment. This is a new and exciting, multifaceted programme that will give you a fascinating insight into the world of criminology, criminal justice, sociology and government policy within the context of the public sector. This degree is aimed at those wishing to pursue careers in a wide range of roles in the public sector and public services. During your studies you will identify the motivations for crime, sociological impacts and causes of, societal controls as well as the aspects of the legal system and how policy is implemented to tackle issues within society. Embedded within this course are professional developmental skills that will give you the opportunity to reflect and develop the key employability knowledge, behaviours and skills that are required to have a successful career.


Year 1 Introduction to Criminology (30 credits) Introduction to the English Legal System (30 credits) Understanding Sociology (30 credits) Government and the Public Sector (30 credits) Year 2 The Criminal Justice System (30 credits) Society conflict and cohesion (30 credits) Policy, organisation, and the Public Sector (15 credits) Work based learning (30 credits) Research Methods (15 credits) Year 3 Dissertation (30 credits) Contemporary Issues (30 credits) Government and International Relations (30 credits) Leadership in the Public Sector (30 credits)

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1

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Criminology and Public Services at University Centre Weston - UCAS