Criminology

In Doncaster

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Doncaster

  • Duration

    3 Years

Description

The BA (Hons) Law and Criminology degree covers a wide range of interesting topics, which provides varied academic opportunities, within a stimulating study environment. Students develop an understanding of the ways in which research has contributed to understanding of the place of law in society as well as crime and crime control. We aim to encourage a critical understanding of the different.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Doncaster (South Yorkshire)
The Hub Chappell Drive, DN1 2RF

Starts

On request

To take into account

UCAS Tariff Points: 160 points from a combination of A Levels, AS Levels, Vocational A Levels and Key Skills 2 A Levels Vocational A Level: At grade C in a 12 unit award or a combination of a 6 unit award with other qualifications would normally be expected Access: Successful completion of the Access Certificate - 60 credits in total, 45 of which must be at level 3. We also welcome...

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Course programme


BA (Hons) Law and Criminology

Awarded by:
The University of Hull

Course Code:
T370 full-time/T378 part-time

UCAS code:
ML13

Course Level:
Level 4-6

Location:
High Melton

Attendance:
FT, PT

Hours p/w:
TBC

Duration:
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

Day/Times:
TBC

Start Date(s):
Sept

Cost:

Course Description
The BA (Hons) Law and Criminology degree covers a wide range of interesting topics, which provides varied academic opportunities, within a stimulating study environment.

Students develop an understanding of the ways in which research has contributed to understanding of the place of law in society as well as crime and crime control. We aim to encourage a critical understanding of the different ways in which criminality is explained, and encourage a critical appreciation of the nature of law and its relation to social order and social control.

Course Structure
At Level 4 students follow a course of study, which includes:
  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Law and Social Change
  • Politics of Law and Order


At Level 5 students follow a course of study which includes:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology and the Explanation of Crime
  • Family Welfare Law
  • Research Methods in Criminology
  • Work-based Learning (optional)


At Level 6 students follow a course of study which includes:

Employment Law
  • Law and Society
  • Penology
  • Policing and Crime Prevention


At level 6 (year 3) a dissertation must be completed

Course Assessment
Students are assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, exams, projects and presentations. A dissertation seated in key areas must be completed in Level 3. Students electing for work-based learning will negotiate an individual learning contract, with suitable supervision.

Entry Requirements
UCAS Tariff Points: 160 points from a combination of A Levels, AS Levels, Vocational A Levels and Key Skills
2 A Levels Vocational A Level: At grade C in a 12 unit award or a combination of a 6 unit award with other qualifications would normally be expected
Access: Successful completion of the Access Certificate - 60 credits in total, 45 of which must be at level 3.

We also welcome applications from people who do not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development.

We also offer Access to Higher Education courses which are ideally suited to anyone who needs preparation to study at degree level.

Progression Routes
This pathway provides useful knowledge and skills to equip you to move into a career in a variety of directly relevant fields including para-legal work, legal advice, equal opportunities, probation, police, prisons, voluntary organisations, community safety projects, private agencies concerned with criminal justice provision, research work and many other ancillary occupations including social work and teaching.

There are also opportunities in all types of employment where some legal knowledge is perceived as an advantage such as the public sector and the business and service industries. Students may go on to obtain further professional qualifications.

Fees
All fees are per academic year and are the standard charges which may be subject to changes without notice. Standard fees apply to students who have been resident in the UK/EU for at least 3 years. Please note some courses may have additional costs for materials, exams and registration fees in addition to standard course fees.

Criminology

Price on request