Criminology at University of Suffolk - UCAS

Course summary

Criminology is an academic discipline with strong roots in Sociology, Psychology, Law, Social Policy and Philosophy, and offers a number of robust theoretical and empirical debates. Through engaging in these debates students will gain the very important undergraduate skill of critical and will be challenged to seek answers to fundamental questions such as: • What is crime? • Why do people commit crime? • Why and how do we punish offenders? • Are we all equal before the law? • How does the Criminal Justice System, and institutions such as prisons, work? • How do we prevent crime? Criminology is an inherently reflexive discipline as it deals with public issues that have a contested value basis. To this end, students will be introduced to a variety of research methods and ethical considerations, so that they can challenge and understand the limitations and ambiguities of research. Excellent links with Suffolk Constabulary, local magistrates, the Crown Prosecution Service and the probation service. Regular guest speakers who are practitioners that work in the field with either victims or offenders. As a Criminology graduate, you will be well equipped with advanced skills and the confidence to thrive in a variety of roles. Benefit from small class sizes, helping you strengthen your learning and employability. The Times Good University Guide 2023 Criminology at the University of Suffolk is ranked 11th out of 88 for overall subject ranking 6th for teaching quality and 2nd for Graduate prospects

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University of Suffolk
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14610 Year 1
International £14610 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £14610 Year 1

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Criminology at University of Suffolk - UCAS