University of Warwick

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sociology and Criminology

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Course summary

Why Warwick? The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards. Today, more than 27,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you. The course This degree emphasises the way in which social cleavages such as race, gender and class intersect with the study of crime and criminal justice in an international context. Combining these subjects will give you a thorough, yet broad understanding of the surrounding issues and concepts that relate to questions of justice and criminalisation today. Drawing on established strengths within our Sociology Department, you will explore a variety of areas: culture and ethnic identities, geo-political conflict, gender, environmentalism, social movements, sexuality, social theory, state crime, terrorism and modern society, punishment and community justice, youth crime, youth justice, policing, and issues of security in a global context.

Course details

Assessment method

You will be assessed by a combination of essays, reports, podcasts, reflective writing and unseen exams. To support your assessment, you will submit class essays during the year and receive extensive feedback. In the final year, you write a 10,000-word dissertation on a sociological topic of your choice, with one-to-one supervision from staff. This prepares you for the needs of working life by consolidating core and transferable skills, and supports further academic study at MA and PhD level. Your final degree classification is based on your performance across the modules taken in your second and third years. The final degree classification is determined by your second and final year marks and each contributes 50%.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
L314
Institution code:
W20
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Home fees are provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2022/23. Islands fees are set at the level of Home fees so are also provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2022/23. International (including EU) fees vary depending on course. Fee levels have not yet been set for 2022/23 but will be published on our website once confirmed: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/finance/studentfinance/fees/overseasfees/ Students commencing with Warwick Business School on a Foundation Year or undertaking a Graduate Entry Medicine degree (MB ChB) should refer to the following webpage for confirmation of their fees, which may differ from the rates listed above: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/finance/studentfinance/fees/ Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/finance/studentfinance/fees/
Sociology and Criminology at University of Warwick - UCAS