Social Science (Criminology and Law)

Lincoln College

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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BA (Hons) Social Science (Criminology and Law), is an interesting and unique programme in its combination of discrete choices of social scientific enquiry which is integrated into whole programme with a number of distinctive routes, that examines everything from crime and punishment through to human rights and politics, preparing graduates for a range of careers including welfare services, local government and the probation service.

Course details


Typical Modules Year 1 The Criminal Gaze Introduction to Social Policy Key Concepts in Social Research Introduction to Law and the Criminal Justice System Introduction to Psychology Policing Society Year 2 Advanced Research Methods Crime and Criminality Criminal Psychology Crime: A Victim Perspective Social Perspective on International Law Youth Crimes and the Criminal Justice System Year 3 Professions within the Criminal Justice System Penal Policy and Theory Development of Independent Study International Human Rights Penology in Practice Independent Study

Assessment method

Assessments range from: Essays Reports Case Studies Group and Individual Presentations Oral Exams Exams

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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 codeL302
Institution code L42
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 64 points From the following: BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4/C or above

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7999 Year 1
Scotland £7999 Year 1
Wales £7999 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student's continuous enrolment. Core text - approx. £35 but secondhand version available cheaper (compulsory) Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Career Degree bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.
Social Science (Criminology and Law) at Lincoln College - UCAS