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This course examines the connection between crime, law and criminal justice, giving you a sound understanding of the legal system.
Explore crime: the diverse causes of it, and the various responses to it. Combining your studies with law, you’ll focus on the connection between crime and criminal justice and, in the process, you'll gain a sound understanding of the legal system.
Hull was ranked in the top 300 universities globally for law in the QS World University Rankings 2017.
One of the best-established criminology departments in the UK, we've been pioneering this area of study for more than 30 years.
- You'll have opportunities for work placements and experience-enhancing visits through our strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies.
Our criminology courses provide a multidisciplinary approach, so you’ll explore this fascinating and complex topic from a variety of perspectives. Our staff are experts in their field, and their research influences the range of the modules you’ll study.
Official Team GB partners
Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.
What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.
We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.
Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Becoming a Criminologist
Criminal Justice Institutions
Introduction to Law and its Study
Collecting Social Data
Development of Criminological Theory
Representations of Crime
Policing and Criminal Investigation
Criminology in Late Modernity
Analysing Social Data
Equality and Human Rights
Criminal Justice and Community Safety Placements
Modern Day Slavery in the UK
Understanding and Interpreting Quantitative Data Analysis
Surveillance and Social Control
Drug Use Today
Evidence and the Criminal Trial
Transnational Organised Crime
Learning Together - Desistance from Crime
Restorative Justice and Peacemaking Criminology
Medical Law and Ethics
Criminal Evidence and Procedure
International Protection of Human Rights
Sex Work, Policy and Crime
Cyberterrorism and Extremism
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.
Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.
Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.
Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
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||The University of Hull|
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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points|
Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||University of Hull English Language Programme||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.