Criminology (Top Up) at Hugh Baird College - UCAS

Hugh Baird College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Criminology (Top Up)

Course summary

This course has been written to prepare students for the world of work as well as gaining an academic qualification. Relevant career options include: probation officer, police officer, prison officer, within the National Offender Management Service the Crown Prosecution Service, Disclosure and Barring Service or other judicial related occupations. You will be taught by lecturers qualified in the subject along with guest speakers those with experience in the areas of your chosen career path.


You will study a range of core modules, including: • Why Prison? • Diversity, Crime and Justice • Understanding Security and Policing in the 21st Century • Drugs, Crime and Society • Dissertation

Assessment method

Assessment will be via a combination of assignments including reports, group work, presentations and exams.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Candidates would normally produce evidence of a number of the following: • Maths GCSE at grade 4 or above • English GCSE at grade 4 or above • A minimum of 72 UCAS points • A pass at FdA Criminology Applications are welcome from mature students with an appropriate portfolio of work/experience.

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

Additional entry requirements


Entry onto the Honours Degree in Criminology will be via a successful interview. At the interview learners will be expected to discuss their reasons for studying the course and how they wish to progress in the judicial system.

English language requirements

EU students, for whom English is not the first language, will be required to evidence an IELTS score or 6.0 or equivalent. Equivalences include: • TOEFL written examination score of 550 plus a test of written English (at 4) • TOEFL Computer Equivalent score of 230 • Proficiency in English (Cambridge) at Grade C or above

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Criminology (Top Up) at Hugh Baird College - UCAS