Criminology BSc (Hons)

UCAS code M900 BSC/CR

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About this course 2015/16

Do you have a critical and enquiring mind? Do you have an interest in the causes of crime and victimisation, and how societies respond to crime? If yes, then a Criminology degree at Northumbria is for you.

Studying criminology with us will allow you to develop a detailed understanding of:

  • The complex issues around crime and deviance
  • The criminal justice system and its impacts on victims and offenders
  • The forms and philosophies of punishment
  • The different types of crime, criminality and victimisation
  • The ways in which social research can enable social change
  • Throughout this three year course, you will learn from a research-active, inspirational teaching team and be encouraged to apply your academic knowledge to real world issues.

During your criminology degree you will have the opportunity to apply for placements within criminal justice agencies and third sector organisations.

Furthermore, you will engage in extracurricular activities including workshops, practitioner talks and visits, as well as events organised by our student Criminology Society.

NSS image94% of students on this course agree that Northumbria staff are good at explaining things.

Throughout this course you will gain important transferrable skills that will open doors to a range of criminology careers and advanced study opportunities. Our graduates go on to employment within the criminal justice system, local and national government, research institutions and beyond.

 

About this course 2016/17

Course Update

We continuously work with students, employers and professional bodies to improve our courses.  This includes integrating our cutting edge research into your learning experience and creating opportunities for you to enhance your employability through our network of partners and extensive links with industry and public sector organisations.

Register Your DetailsTo check out some of the topics, activities and modules we may offer in 2016/17, where applicable, you can view the 2015/16 course information.  To make sure you are kept informed of all of the exciting developments for this course please register your details now.

By sharing your details we will also be able to confirm 2016/17 fees as soon as possible.

Do you have a critical and enquiring mind? Do you have an interest in the causes of crime and victimisation, and how societies respond to crime? If yes, then a Criminology degree at Northumbria is for you.

Studying criminology with us will allow you to develop a detailed understanding of:

  • The complex issues around crime and deviance
  • The criminal justice system and its impacts on victims and offenders
  • The forms and philosophies of punishment
  • The different types of crime, criminality and victimisation
  • The ways in which social research can enable social change
  • Throughout this three year course, you will learn from a research-active, inspirational teaching team and be encouraged to apply your academic knowledge to real world issues.

During your criminology degree you will have the opportunity to apply for placements within criminal justice agencies and third sector organisations.

Furthermore, you will engage in extracurricular activities including workshops, practitioner talks and visits, as well as events organised by our student Criminology Society.

NSS image94% of students on this course agree that Northumbria staff are good at explaining things.

Throughout this course you will gain important transferrable skills that will open doors to a range of criminology careers and advanced study opportunities. Our graduates go on to employment within the criminal justice system, local and national government, research institutions and beyond.

 

Course info

UCAS Code M900 BSC/CR

Level of Study Undergraduate

Mode of Study 3 years full-time

Department Social Sciences & Languages

Location Northumberland Building, Newcastle City Campus

City Newcastle

Start September 2015 or September 2016