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BACriminology with Criminal Law

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

How do we understand crime? How can it be prevented? Why should crime be punished? How can harms be restored? What shapes criminal law in principle and in practice? Criminologists and lawyers engage with some of the most pressing issues, decisions and dilemmas facing societies today. This course explores the nature of crime, criminal law and criminal justice within wider social contexts.

As a student of criminology and law, you experience a lively, informal environment with many possibilities to pursue your own interests. Our flexible course means that you can study an exciting range of topics including:

Cyber crime
Terrorism and illegal migration
Criminal justice and public policy
Policing
Principles of criminal law

Programme structure

Year 1
Researching Social Life I
Introduction to Crime, Law and Society
Criminal Law
Legal Skills
Introduction to United States Sociology (optional)

Year 2
Researching Social Life II
Sociology of Crime and Control
Policing, Punishment and Society
Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice: Law, Policy and Practice (optional)
Criminology (optional)

Year 3
Globalisation and Crime
Research Project: Sociology
Crime, Media and Culture (optional)
Understanding Judges (optional)
Cybercrime (optional)
Justice (optional)

Career opportunities

Careers linked to criminology and criminal law are varied. Our courses provide an excellent training for work within the criminal justice system, for example as community safety officers, risk assessors, court managers, and researchers, paralegals, police officers, probation officers and youth workers.

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