Blackpool and the Fylde College

Criminology and Criminal Justice Blackpool and the Fylde College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Lancaster University

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We provide the opportunity for you to study a Foundation Degree which leads to the BA top up in Criminology and Criminal Justice, this fascinating social science explores various disciplines such as psychology, sociology, law, human rights, penology, criminal justice and psychiatry. By studying a degree in Criminology you will explore the 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 Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, with the opportunity to progress onto a BA (Hons) top up degree. Whilst studying with us you will develop critical thinking, analytical and communication skills which will prepare you for a broad range of employment opportunities such as the police, probation, prison service, social work, youth work, criminal justice agencies and the Crown Prosecution Service. Additionally there will be various activities such as guest speakers from industries invited to deliver sessions and field trips included to prepare you for a stimulating and rewarding career.

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 M211
Institution code B41
Campus name University Centre
Campus code U

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 80 points
A level CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma Pass Full Access to HE Diploma

Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8,250 Year 1
International £9,250 Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 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


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

01253 504322

Fax: 01253 356127