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BACriminology with Counselling Skills

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

How can crime be prevented? Why and how should crime be punished? What motivates people to commit a crime? Criminologists engage with some of the most important and controversial issues, facing societies today.

This course explores crime and society, alongside counselling which examines the nature of emotional difficulties and human relationships. You learn to be more effective in your interpersonal functioning and to offer a mature, empathetic and sensitive presence to employers and those that you work with.

You study an exciting range of topics including:

Criminal justice systems
Crime and media
Mental health and treatment
Skills for counselling
The counselling relationship

Programme structure

Year 1
Researching Social Life I
Introduction to Crime, Law and Society
The Sociological Imagination

Year 2
Researching Social Life II
Sociology of Crime and Control

Year 3
Crime, Policy and Social Justice
Research Project: Sociology
Counselling Skills with Children and Adolescents
Psychiatry and Mental Illness (optional)

Career opportunities

Careers linked to criminology are varied. This course provides a strong foundation for a career in counselling, probation work, police work and other careers.

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