What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers96%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Crime dominates the news and is a constant feature in entertainment media. If crime is an area of study which interests you then you are likely to enjoy studying Applied Criminology with us. Applied Criminology is an area of study which applies theoretical perspectives and research in crime and the criminal justice system to contemporary crime problems and debates. The course explores the nature, extent and causes of crime and the methods used to manage criminal behaviour. You will learn to cast a critical eye over the processes of criminalisation and crime control and set these processes within wider social, economic and political contexts. We place students at the centre of everything we do. Not only can you be assured of high quality research informed teaching, but also personal and study support.
Year 1: Combined honours core modules: Crime in context; introduction to criminological thinking; an overview of justice. Year 2: Combined honours core modules: Crime, offenders and society; crime and social control. Optional modules: Animal abuse and wildlife crime; crime poverty and the state; cybercrime; hate crime; media and crime; mental health and violence; psychology and the criminal justice system; research methods. Year 3: Combined honours core modules: Applications of criminology; youth, crime and justice. Optional Modules: Crime in a global context; criminology for a just society; individual study (40 credits); prisons and penalty; police cultures and societies; psychology in the criminal justice system; individual study (20 credits); victims and victimology.
We're a non-traditional university with an open and welcoming environment - everyone feels at home in our historic settings. Canterbury, our main campus, is a World Heritage Site and one of the safest university cities in England and Wales. As well as a wide range of exciting courses, there is loads to see and do outside of your studies, with London and even France easily accessible for a day trip. Canterbury: think history, great teaching and an unrivalled student experience.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?