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BSc (Hons)Criminology

Northumbria University
United Kingdom, Newcastle
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Overview

This course is the ideal choice for anyone with a critical and enquiring mind, an interest in the causes of crime and victimisation, and the ways in which societies respond to crime.

You will learn from an experienced academic team who span a range of specialist backgrounds. Some hold leading roles in professional associations including the British Society of Criminology, others have worked as Visiting Fellows in universities across Europe, America and Australia.

From day one you will gain invaluable insight into the complex areas of crime, deviance and social policy, from the criminal justice system and its impacts on victims and offenders to the ways in which social research can enable social change.

As the course progresses you have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to the real world via a work placement and a series of modules that allow you to plan, conduct, and analyse research first-hand.

Programme structure

Your course in brief

Year 1

You will investigate core criminological concepts and learn the essential research skills to support further exploration of the areas of crime, harm and deviance.

Year 2

The second year further develops your research skills as you unpick the causes of crime, examine policing and punishment, and investigate further types of criminality, criminology and deviance.

Year 3

Your final year gives you a greater opportunity to specialise through a range of optional modules, your own criminological research project and the opportunity to apply for a placement.

Career opportunities

We place a real emphasis on developing the transferable skills that will open doors to a range of criminology careers and advanced study opportunities. These include writing, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, quantitative and qualitative research skills, as well as the ability to work individually and in groups.

Our graduates go on to careers in criminal justice and social work settings; a number of students secured these roles where they were on placement during their degree. Others go on to have varied careers in teaching, research, local and national government and third sector employment. A number continue in education.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States