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Course summary

This unique course is the first of its kind in Europe. If you are interested in the history, politics, popular cultures, artistic and social movements of people across the African diaspora, Black Studies will provide you with the big picture perspective through this growing discipline. Your course will be taught by leading, research-active lecturers and tutors, where you will encounter a range of viewpoints, as well as gaining valuable experience outside the University. Black Studies is an interdisciplinary subject that is committed to working with the wider community. Throughout the degree, we will engage you in the thinking and practice of contextualising your work within communities, and where possible, connecting you to projects and organisations outside of the University. The course seeks to enable students with the capacities and skills needed to apply decolonising intellectual knowledge to a range of strategies for advancing community self-representation, social justice and global human rights. Criminal Justice pathway You will take Black Studies modules which explore the history, politics and experience of Black communities as well as examining the issues in society that produce such stark inequalities. Alongside these modules you will study Criminology-specific modules that explore the basis of, and issues with, the criminal justice system.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
1050
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
Curzon Building Campus
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6overall with no less than 5.5 in any level

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
83%
Student satisfaction
64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Black Studies (Criminal Justice) at Birmingham City University - UCAS