Criminology and Law

University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Our Law (Combined) degree is delivered by a team with academic, professional and practical experience. Wherever possible, staff interests and expertise are built into the modules that we deliver. We also endeavour to provide you with additional opportunities. These may range from, the further enhancement of core skills, organising charity fundraising events, and even contributing to the development of the Law School itself. Criminology: At Chester we offer you a dynamic and diverse course. We explore the relationship between criminological theories and criminal justice policies and practices. You will also look at explanations for crime and antisocial behaviour and how the police and courts deal with such matters. Additionally, you will study the role of punishment and the secure estate, and investigate crimes of the powerless and crimes of the powerful. The issue of human rights is integral to our analyses.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment is varied throughout our course. There are term time assessments including, case studies, essays, group work, poster presentations and individual project papers and critical reflections. A significant number of modules will also have exams which will take place at the end of the teaching period.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeMM19
Institution code C55
Campus nameChester
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BCC - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Extended Diploma BTEC Diploma : D*D*
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit or above
Scottish Higher BBBB
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3

Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Clearing contact details

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Admissions Office

01244 456932

01244 511603

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday's 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Except: Thursday 13th August 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 14th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday 15th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 16th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

01244 511300

Criminology and Law at University of Chester - UCAS