University of Chichester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology

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Course summary

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Our full-time, three-year Criminology degree looks at the social phenomenon of crime and its impact on society as a whole. The BSc (Hons) Criminology programme will provide the opportunity for you to develop knowledge of theory of Criminology, develop advanced research methods skills and integrate advanced knowledge of law and politics. At the end of the degree you will transform from someone interested in Criminology to a social scientist who can conduct research in this field. The course is designed to take you from the core discipline knowledge of theory and empirical findings relevant to deviant behaviour to an in-depth understanding of criminology with the opportunity to conduct an independent dissertation project. You'll be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will facilitate entry into a variety of criminal justice careers including the probation work, police service, youth work and the prison service. The justice system, police work, prison, HM Revenue and Customs, Home Office and other relevant support roles in crime-related work are also potential employment routes.

Course details

Modules

Year One Criminal Law 1 Diversity and Duty of Care Foundation of Research Methods Positive psychology Crime and Society Crime and Punishment: Inside a Criminal Mind Study and Research Skills for Social Scientists Religions, Ethics and Violence Year Two Contemporary Security Studies: Terrorism and Counter-terrorism Criminology Classics and Controversies Intelligence in a Globalised World Criminal Law 2 Cyber Crime and Security Mental Health and Forensic Psychology Research Methods 1 Research Methods 2 Year Three Project Management Skills Independent Project Crime under Duress/ International Law Sexual offenders – across the life course Young People and Crime Criminology in Professional Practice

Assessment method

You will build your subject knowledge and practical experience through modules appropriate to the breadth of the curriculum. Your learning encompasses development of core knowledge and skills intrinsic to professional practice and psychological research. Learning is supported by lectures, workshops and tutorials to encourage theoretical and critical inquiry, debate and practical research skills. Summative assessment involves a wide range of activity such as scientific reports, essays, group and individual presentations, poster design, multiple choice papers, short answer papers, research participation and essay exams.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L370
Institution code:
C58
Campus name:
Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
Campus code:
-

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)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic50

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14050 Year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 20% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.
Criminology at University of Chichester - UCAS