Lincoln College

Social Science (Criminology and Law) Lincoln College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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BA (Hons) Social Science (Criminology and Law), is an interesting and unique programme in its combination of discrete choices of social scientific enquiry which is integrated into whole programme with a number of distinctive routes, that examines everything from crime and punishment through to human rights and politics, preparing graduates for a range of careers including welfare services, local government and the probation service.

Course details


Typical Modules
Year 1
The Criminal Gaze
Introduction to Social Policy
Key Concepts in Social Research
Introduction to Law and the Criminal Justice System
Introduction to Psychology
Policing Society
Year 2
Advanced Research Methods
Crime and Criminality
Criminal Psychology
Crime: A Victim Perspective
Social Perspective on International Law
Youth Crimes and the Criminal Justice System
Year 3
Professions within the Criminal Justice System
Penal Policy and Theory
Development of Independent Study
International Human Rights
Penology in Practice
Independent Study

Assessment method

Assessments range from:
Case Studies
Group and Individual Presentations
Oral Exams

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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 L302
Institution code L42
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points From the following:
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4/C or above

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7,999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,999 Year 1
Scotland £7,999 Year 1
Wales £7,999 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student's continuous enrolment. Core text - approx. £35 but secondhand version available cheaper (compulsory) Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Career Degree bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.

Provider information

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Lincoln College
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