Bachelor's degree

In Leeds

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location


  • Duration

    4 Years




Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Leeds Metropolitan University, LS1 3HE


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To take into account

UCAS Tariff Points: 240 Min. from 6/12 unit awards (incl. SQA Adv. Higher): 200 Non-Tariff qualifications: Those with appropriate experience will also be considered. Details: GCSE English Language and Maths (grade C or above) or equivalent qualification, plus grade C or above in at least three other subjects at GCSE level is required. If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

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Course programme

Criminology is an area of contested meaning, where competing theoretical perspectives meet. Crime, criminal activity and our responses to it are constant concerns of contemporary societies. The criminology degree seeks to address questions that include: How is crime defined? What do we know about why people commit crime? How should we deal with those offenders we know about? How might we reduce crime generally? Definitive answers may be hard to come by but the search for understanding and explanation is all part of the study of criminology with the ultimate aim of safer communities and crime reduction.


Learning and teaching across the whole course consists of lectures and a variety of other learning opportunities including seminars, tutorials, workshops and IT laboratory work.


Students will be assessed by a mixture of essays, presentations, examinations, and a dissertation.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may enter a variety of careers within agencies of the criminal justice system (e.g. police, probation service, youth offending teams, the prison service, the voluntary sector etc.); some of these occupations may require further professional training to complement a degree.

Some students may go on to conduct further research and take higher degrees.

Leeds Met Careers Service

During your time at Leeds Met you'll have access to the Leeds Met Careers Service. Our team of qualified and experienced careers advisors will be happy to advise you about any aspect of your future career. Our team can help you to plan ahead, make the right career choices, prepare the perfect CV and find the latest job vacancies.

Mode of Attendance : Full - time


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