Crime and Criminal Justice (Foundation Entry) at Burnley College - UCAS

Burnley College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bolton

Crime and Criminal Justice (Foundation Entry)

Course summary

Crime is evolving. New technologies and more complex societal pressures are leading to new criminal activities. Our BA (Hons) Crime and Criminal Justice degree is designed to educate future criminal justice professionals. We offer you the deep understanding of the causes of crime, criminal behaviour and how to combat crime that are needed for a career safeguarding the public, supporting victims, protecting the vulnerable, and helping to rehabilitate offenders. We’ll guide you as you investigate the individual, social, legal and political forces that shape both crime and how it is controlled, as well as the interrelationships between research, theory, policy and practice in criminal justice. Areas such as criminal investigation, multi-agency working, ethics and diversity, the penal system, mental health, human rights, social justice, restorative justice, community safety, poverty, and safeguarding people at risk will be addressed, along with specific crimes such as human trafficking, modern slavery, gender and domestic violence, hate crime and terrorism, youth crime, illegal drug use and anti-social behaviour.

Modules

Modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules as part of the course. •Historical Perspectives of Criminal Justice and Academic Development •Introduction to Criminology and Social Policy •Ethics and Diversity in the Justice System •Group Dynamics and Team Working •Criminal Investigation Process: Suspect to Sentence •Using Research: Evidence Based Practice •Perspectives on Criminal Justice •Mental Health and Criminal Justice •Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice System •Crime and Criminal Behaviours •Employability and Career Development •Researching Criminal Justice: Project Proposal •Rehabilitation: Philosophies and Approaches •Criminal Justice: Safeguarding People at Risk •Honours Project •Practices within the Penal System •Gender Violence and Society

Assessment method

You can expect assessments to involve exams, report writing, essays, demonstrations, and presenting evidence and practical forensic crime scene role play using appropriate technology and environments (including police crime scenes and specialist court mock-ups). Some assessments will contribute to your final module mark and allow you to demonstrate that you’ve met the learning outcomes, while others are designed to help you identify areas that need extra attention on your part, or where you need extra support from your tutors.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CCJ1
Institution code:
B69
Campus name:
Burnley College
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.burnley.ac.uk/course/?code=A5772


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Crime and Criminal Justice (Foundation Entry) at Burnley College - UCAS