Sociology with Criminology at York St John University - UCAS

Course summary

This course is about exploring the fundamentals of sociology and criminology simultaneously, learning about different theories and applying them to the world around you. For example, you will consider how society responds to crime and deviance, and how these are portrayed by the media. You will investigate how crime and the justice system may contribute to social inequalities. Throughout the course you will explore various ideas and perspectives on how to shape a better society. 75% of your modules will be Sociology, while the other 25% will be made up of Criminology modules, giving you the chance to build your knowledge in both areas. As you progress through the degree you can choose from a range of modules covering varied sociological and criminological topics. This means you can tailor your degree to your interests and future career ambitions. On specialist modules you will learn the qualitative and quantitative research methods and apply them to your own research. We will also introduce you to the different theoretical perspectives you will use to analyse topics such as: -Victimology -Deviance -Gender and identity -Inequality -Technology and media -Death You will also have opportunities to engage with professionals working in different sectors. You can learn from their experiences and ask advice to help you prepare for the future. The careers module is co-run with local and regional employers to give you the chance to connect and build networks as well as gathering experience and knowledge We will help you to develop your critical thinking skills so you can back up your ideas with evidence and reason. The staff who will support you as you study are all active in social research, meaning the material you cover is the most relevant it can be.

Modules

Year 1 Our academic year is split into 2 semesters. How many modules you take each semester will depend on whether you are studying full time or part time. In your first year, if you are studying full time, you will take: -3 compulsory modules in semester 1 -3 compulsory modules in semester 2. If you are studying part time, the modules above will be split over 2 years. Modules: Communicating Ideas Introduction to Sociological Theory Sociology of Everyday Life Preventing and Punishing Victimology Deviance Year 2 In your second year, if you are studying full time, you will take: -2 compulsory modules and 1 optional module in semester 1 -1 compulsory module and 2 optional modules in semester 2. If you are studying part time, the modules above will be split over 2 years. Optional modules will run if they receive enough interest. Not all modules will run every year. Modules: Social Research Methods 1 Sociology of Work Issues in Criminal Justice Crime and the Economy Social Research Methods 2 Political Sociology Sociology of the Very Worst Social inequalities: Contemporary Debates Year 3 In your third year, if you are studying full time, you will take: -2 optional modules in semester 1 -2 optional modules in semester 2 Your Sociological Investigation module which runs across semester 1 and 2. If you are studying part time, the modules above will be split over 2 years. Optional modules will run if they receive enough interest. Not all modules will run every year. Modules: Sociological Investigation Sex Work Critical Criminology Gender, Body and Power Spatial Sociology Theory Now Crime and Media Prisons and Penology Youth and Resistance State, Nation and Migration Health, Illness and Society Death


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LL33
Institution code:
Y75
Campus name:
York St John University
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For Second Year entry, applicants must have completed the first year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 120 credits. For Third Year entry, applicants must have completed the first and second year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 240 credits. Applicants will need to submit a transcript of their completed study, and offers will be subject to a mapping exercise of modules to ensure an appropriate alignment of course content. Please be aware that transfer applications are subject to availablity of space on the selected academic year of your chosen course. For more information on the transfer process, please see https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/transferring-to-york-st-john-university/. If transferring to the final year of a course containing a placement or study abroad year, you must have also completed a placement or study abroad year prior to starting the course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/sociology-and-criminology/sociology-with-criminology-ba-hons/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 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

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Sociology with Criminology at York St John University - UCAS