Blackpool and the Fylde College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Lancaster University

Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Course summary

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Foundation Degree will develop your understanding of:

  • those who commit crime
  • the causes and preventions of crime
  • the impact of crime on individuals and communities.
A degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice will enable you develop knowledge and understanding of the changing nature and extent of the crime ‘problem’ and the agencies involved in the frontline management and control of crime. The programme will support you to engage with theoretical principles and critically evaluate both your own and others research, whilst also gaining strong practical skills to enable you to seek employment in the criminal justice field. The programme is enriched by work experience, and preparatory practical experiences to fully equip you for industry or for further study and research. The programme will prepare you for a range of employment opportunities in the criminal justice field, such as the police, probation, prison service, social work, teaching, youth justice, and the Crown Prosecution Service. You will be supported and enriched throughout by a range of activities and events designed to give you valuable insight into how criminal justice agencies work and the roles and responsibilities of those working in the criminal justice system. You'll also benefit from visiting guest speakers from relevant industries, and trips to criminology and criminal justice conferences. To develop your employability skills and attributes, you will be required to complete a work placement in a professional setting. Depending on your choice of career pathway, the Criminology and Criminal Justice programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate life, whether as a practitioner in the criminal justice field, an academic researcher or criminal justice policy maker. This programme is validated by the University of Lancaster.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M211
Institution code:
B41
Campus name:
University Centre
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

All applicants will be required to attend an information, advice and guidance appointment either on campus or remotely. The session will give you the opportunity to meet our tutors and ask any questions you may have about studying at B&FC.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: our course fees are accurate at time of publishing. However, government information may change at short notice and we reserve the right to update our fees accordingly
Criminology and Criminal Justice at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS