Liverpool Hope University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
Crime and how to deal with it are amongst the most significant and contentious issues of our time, so it is vital that we understand this subject. Criminology is the study of crime, its causes and effects, and what we do about it. At Liverpool Hope University, you will study how crime is defined and who defines it, why some people commit offences, and what happens to those who commit crimes if they are caught.
Criminology is taught by staff with considerable experience at national and international level. The Criminology team is enthusiastic and will help you to get the most out of your degree. Criminology is heavily focused on justice - how it is delivered, to whom, by whom and whether or not it is effective. This reflects Liverpool Hope’s commitment to social justice both nationally and internationally.
In an ever changing world, new challenges are constantly arising – from climate change to new technologies, from identity politics to Brexit – and the study of politics needs to respond. At Liverpool Hope, therefore, we seek to engage with politics and political issues in the real world as they evolve and change over time, and we actively encourage debate and discussion amongst our students, encouraging a stronger awareness and appreciation of different points of view.
In doing so, we explore the key ideas, institutions and issues that can help us to understand politics in an international, national and local context. You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, who will teach you to engage with political research and develop the capacity to be an independent, critically-minded scholar and equip you with transferable skills to take into the world of work.
The study of politics at Liverpool Hope does not just take place in the classroom and the library. We also organise fieldtrips to relevant local, regional and national institutions, as well as organising a wide range of events with politicians, campaigners and others.
Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.
Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Hope Park|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
International applicants should refer to the International section of our website for further information – www.hope.ac.uk/international/
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Credits gained must equate to at least 112 Tariff Points|
|Scottish Higher||Qualifications must equate to at least 112 Tariff Points|
|Extended Project||This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||112 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications|
UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.
Please contact our External Relations team directly for further information on how you can meet our entry requirements and what other qualifications may be accepted.
t: 0151 291 3111
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
0151 291 3111
School of Social Sciences
0151 291 3383
Department of History and Politics
0151 291 3992