Criminology with Police Studies

Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Do you want to delve into the causes of crime? Are you fascinated by the inner-workings of the Criminal Justice System? Choose Criminology with Police Studies to immerse yourself in the field of criminology, while learning about the key issues relating to the policing profession. You’ll explore a range of subjects relating to both disciplines, from police investigation, policing sexual exploitation and community policing to debates about rehabilitation and punishment. The modules you study will help you to understand the theories that have informed the disciplines of criminology and police studies. You’ll also develop your research skills by working on research projects. Your employability is our biggest priority, so we offer a range of modules that will prepare you for a variety of careers. You’ll also put theory into practice during your professional work placements. We have great links with employers in the fields of criminology and police studies, which will give you the chance to gain degree-relevant work experience. By the time you finish your studies, we aim to have helped you to become a confident, articulate, knowledgeable and critical graduate with a set of transferable skills that will make you ready for a range of graduate roles. Graduate opportunities Your degree will give you the knowledge and transferable skills for careers in the police and associated policing professions, education, social work, the third sector, social services, youth offending teams, and a variety of roles within the Criminal Justice System. You could also consider postgraduate study within the field of criminology. Placement opportunities We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You’ll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months’ professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. You’ll complete a five-week professional work placement in your first year and a six-week professional work placement in your second year. We’ll work with you to find a placement that gives you experience in the type of role you’d like to work in, whether that’s with a charity, in a school, on a community project, in a youth setting or working with victim support organisations.

Course details


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How to apply

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If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Course codeLN32
Institution code L24
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 104 points GCSE English Language and Maths at C (or 4) or higher will be required.

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 £11250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015 Field trips may occur during this course and either fully or partly subsidised by the University. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Criminology with Police Studies at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS