Why do people commit crime? What causes crime rates to rise or fall? How do societies work, develop and transform? Our joint honours programme Criminology and Sociology provides a comprehensive and academically rigorous approach to these pressing questions. Overview On our Criminology and Sociology degree you consider the criminal justice system and explore theoretical positions within sociology and criminology. You'll gain a strong theoretical grounding, analytical expertise and the communication skills needed to kickstart a successful career in a wide range of fields. Reasons to study Criminology and Sociology at Kent
- Criminology at Kent achieved the second highest score for research quality in The Times Good University Guide 2023.
- Sociology at Kent was ranked 2nd for research quality in The Complete University Guide 2023.
- Kickstart your career in the police force, criminal justice or the crown court.
- Learn from world-leading teachers and researchers in the social sciences.
- Study contemporary social issues and through a wide range of modules.
- Our School is consistently ranked among the top four disciplinary centres of its kind in the UK for Criminology.
- Boost your employability with a year at one of our partner institutions.
- You will graduate ready to enter a dynamic and diverse labour market with key transferable knowledge and skills that appeal to employers.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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