|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
Additionally, state English examination results are accepted as proof of proficency.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
In choosing to study BSc Criminology at Aberystwyth University you will develop an understanding of crime, punishment, victimisation and the effect crime has on society. The degree is taught in the oldest and most well-regarded Law School in Wales, and you will benefit from the experience and enthusiasm of our expert staff. This twenty-first century BSc Criminology degree will deliver the skills and competences demanded in the many career options available to you upon its successful completion. You will emerge with real world capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve. Studying for a degree in Criminology (M900) will provide you with an excellent academic grounding, perfect for opening doors for a career in the Police, the Prison Service, and the National Probation Service amongst many other career pathways.
This BSc Criminology programme examines social definitions of criminal behaviour, the consequences for people who transgress societal boundaries, and the impact of their actions upon victims and society in general. This degree will provide you with an insight into criminological and criminal justice theories, including psychological, sociological and legal approaches to the subject.
Your BSc in Criminology opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. You will be a strong candidate for the Police and Prison services, National Probation Services, UK Border Agency, or as an intelligence analyst for the Security Services. Regulatory fields such as Trading Standards and HM Revenue and Customs are other appropriate career destinations. A recent study by HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) showed that almost 90% of Criminology graduates find paid employment or continue with further study upon graduation.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.