University of Bradford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology and Criminal Behaviour

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Course summary

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This new Criminology and Criminal Behaviour (with placement year) degree prepares you for a career in the criminal justice sector - in the criminal justice system, or in the wider field of offending behaviour. You’ll benefit from high-quality criminology teaching, and also build a strong understanding of the social psychology behind criminal justice and offending behaviour. You’ll gain invaluable experience of working in the criminal justice sector; our Sociology and Criminology Division has strong links with industry, business and related socio-legal professions meaning you’ll benefit from unique placement opportunities. On graduation you’ll have a wide range of career opportunities open to you, as well as the ability to undertake further study in areas such as law or psychology. Rankings The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Social Sciences in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Course details


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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeLM20
Institution code B56
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points 96 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of 1 GCE Advanced Level or an equivalent qualification and GCSE English at grade C/grade 4 or equivalent.
A level CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma As UCAS tariff
Scottish Higher As UCAS tariff to include at least one Scottish Advanced Higher
Scottish Advanced Higher As UCAS tariff
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme As UCAS tariff plus Higher Level grade 3 or Standard Level grade 4 in English.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 96 UCAS tariff points to include 5 Higher Level Subjects and Ordinary Level English at grade O4

The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.


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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £15320* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Criminology and Criminal Behaviour at University of Bradford - UCAS