Why do people commit crime? Does prison make people better or worse? How can you prepare for a career in criminal justice? At Kent, you’ll receive a cutting-edge, critical, and career-driven education in Criminology. You’ll learn about criminal justice systems across the world; the workings of our prisons, police and courts – and the challenges they face. We’ll empower you with an understanding of key issues and disputes around crime and punishment – and support you to start your own successful career. Reasons to study Criminology at Kent
- We’re world-leaders: Kent achieved the second highest score for criminological research quality in The Times Good University Guide 2023
- Tailor your degree to your own career path: a generous and diverse choice of modules include; policing, cyber-crime, prisons, criminal psychology, drug policy, violent crime, terrorism, youth offending, hate crime and many others
- Gain practical knowledge of criminal justice systems through our partnerships with Kent Police, the London Metropolitan Police, HMP Prisons Service, the Ministry of Justice, the Probation Service and numerous charities
- Train to work in the UK’s first Restorative Justice Clinic whilst delivering a service to the local community
- Receive outstanding support to achieve your ambitions – from our academics, specialist employability team and our professional experience and networks
- Boost your career prospects with a year or term abroad, a year in data analytics or a volunteering placement
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This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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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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