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Burnley College

BSc (Hons) Criminology

UCAS Code: HU10

Bachelor of Science - BSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

104-112

Entry Requirements for Foundation Entry year is 64.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2020

We offer a degree which examines crime from multiple perspectives to understand its impact on individuals and society, exploring the theories, policies, processes and relationships that influence attitudes, beliefs and behaviour. You will also develop a range of research skills that enhance your employability, such as critical thinking and data interpretation, how to evaluate evidence and write reports, presenting reasoned arguments and making ethical judgements. Our modules are cutting edge and cover issues in contemporary society such as Radicalisation, Media and Crime and Disability in the Criminal Justice system. On the course you will also have the opportunity to enjoy visits and trips to academic and criminal justice related events to complement your studies. There are also a variety of guest lecturers who come in to speak with current students regarding specialisms and career prospects.

Modules

The modules available on this course are: Year 1, Introduction to Criminology; Police, Crime and the Media; Criminal Justice Process; Making Sense of Society; Policy and Society. Year 2: Research Methods; Issues in Criminology: Discrimination; Contemporary Criminology; Gender and Sexuality in Society; Race, Ethnicity and Migration. Year 3: Comparative Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice Policy; Cybercrime; Disability, Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

The balance of assessment will vary depending on the modules undertaken but will include coursework, written and practical exams.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Burnley College

Department:

Humanities

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