Blackpool and the Fylde College

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Top-Up) Blackpool and the Fylde College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Lancaster University

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The BA (Hons) in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a top up year which students will study after successfully progressing from the Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. At this stage in your academic studies you should have explicit understanding of the etymology of criminology and be able to with critical analysis, evaluation and reflection demonstrate your understanding of a broad based programme of study which explores the phenomenon of both social and personal aspects of crime. It will provide you with the most contentious issues in contemporary society. Criminology in its own right is a wide spread degree which will emphasis on a broad range of issues relating to crime. Most people associate Criminology with the causes of crime but it goes well beyond this; it is important to consider that laws change over time and what may constitute as illegal in one society may be legal in another. The degree allows you to explore the social and political impact crime has on individuals, groups and society as a whole. You will graduate with a BA (hons) in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a range of skills and knowledge which will enhance your employability skills such as the police, probation, prison, social work, youth work, Crown Prosecution Service and the Criminal Justice System. You will gain transferable skills in research, time management and written communication.

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 code M212
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

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Only students who have studied the Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Blackpool and The Fylde College and achieved a minimum of a Pass will be considered for this top-up course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
International £8,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 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

Provider information

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Blackpool and the Fylde College
Ashfield Road
Bispham
Blackpool
FY2 0HB


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

01253 504322

Fax: 01253 356127


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

01253 504322

Fax: 01253 356127