Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminal Justice

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Course summary

TEF Provisional

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The aim of this BA (Hons) Criminal Justice degree is to equip you with an understanding of crime and criminal justice. The programme is built around the fields of Criminology, Sociology and Law, though modules will also cover aspects of Psychology, Politics and Social Policy. You will learn about a wide range of issues, from anti-social behaviour to hate crime and terrorism, and from street crimes to cybercrime, as well as the factors that are likely to increase or decrease crime rates.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4) - Skills for Interdisciplinary Study; Crime & Society; Criminal Justice System; English Legal System; Criminal Law; Inequalities in the Modern World / Year 2 (Level 5) - Research and Ethics in Action; Contemporary Debates in Criminology; Civil Liberties & Human Rights; Environmental Criminology; Policing and Police Powers; Abnormality & The Deviant Other. / Year 3 (Level 6) - Cybercrime; Youth Justice; Crime Prevention; Law of Evidence; Research Planning & Project;

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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To be eligible for this Criminal Justice degree through the standard entry requirements you must have either: Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £13500 Whole course
Scotland £13500 Whole course
Wales £13500 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee per level: £4,500 Total Fee: £13,500
Criminal Justice at Arden University - UCAS