University Centre Rotherham

Applied Justice and Social Sciences University Centre Rotherham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Hull


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About this Course:

The programme aims to prepare students with the skills to apply theoretical understanding and concepts to the ever challenging work of the public services sector. Students are supported in becoming forward thinking social scientists with a critical understanding of judicial, social and psychological disciplines.They will also be able to explore and analyse the ‘status-quo’ in the public services sector to drive forward innovative thinking and approaches to change within challenging circumstances.

By successfully completing the programme, students will have developed the theoretical and employability skills required to forge careers across the multidisciplinary aspects of the public services and support emergent managers, leaders and strategic thinkers in a range of those services.

Overall, the programme will also allow students to develop the future role of the public services sector, as the global political climate becomes more diverse and far reaching in its consequence.

Modules Covered:

Level 4

  • Introduction to Psychology

  • Crime and Social Studies

  • Introduction to Law

  • Professional Practice and Partnership Working

  • Major Incident Management

  • Introduction to Social Policy

Level 5

  • Leadership and Management Systems

  • Safeguarding and Promoting Health and Well-being

  • Criminal and Forensic Psychology

  • Criminal Law

  • Youth Justice

  • Research Methods


  • A top up course to convert your foundation degree to a full Bachelor's Degree available at the University of Hull.

  • Careers in a range of public and private sector organisations ranging from Police, Prisons, Probation Services, Local Government, Civil Service, Youth and Social Work.

Entry Requirements:

  • 48 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject (e.g. BTEC or equivalent)

  • GCSE Grade C/4 in both English and Maths or equivalent

If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Course details


This course features a range of units including: Year One: Introduction to psychology Social studies Introduction to law Professional practice and partnership working Criminology Introduction to social policy Year Two: Leadership and management systems Safeguarding and promoting health and wellbeing Criminal and forensic psychology Business law and practice Youth justice Research methods Modules may be subject to change

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 L541
Institution code R52
Campus name Dearne Valley College
Campus code D

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 64 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject e.g. BTEC or equivalent

GCSE Grade C in both English and Maths or equivalent

This course involves possible contact with children or other potentially vulnerable client groups and, therefore, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check) is required for this course. Students should have completed this or be in the process of completing before embarking upon this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,900 Year 1
Scotland £6,900 Year 1
Wales £6,900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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University Centre Rotherham
Eastwood Lane
S65 1EG

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