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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 offers93%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
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- 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
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You will join one of the longest-established university criminology departments in the world where we produce pioneering research to support policy development at the national and international level. Why study BA Criminology at Middlesex University? This degree provides a generic overview of crime, criminals, victims and interaction with the Criminal Justice System. It is aimed at those who have an interest in how society responds to deviant behaviour and challenges the concept of social deviancy. Your studies will be framed by research from within our Centre for Social and Criminological Research (CSCR) where our areas of expertise include youth crime; community safety strategies; and inter-ethnic conflict. The centre combines psychology and criminology with a focus on real life and online experience, and uses a range of research methods including those online. This degree blends theory with practice through placements within criminology focused organisations and work-based projects, which frame your knowledge with real life case study examples from within the criminal justice system. We regularly invite practitioners from different key organisations to speak to our students to ensure that the theoretical and practical are blended together. In your final year, your can choose a credit bearing Placement Module or the Special Constable Module which enables you to explore employment opportunities without commitment. You could complete your placement students in a range of areas including the Police Service, Prison Service, Victim Support Schemes, or Youth Offender Schemes. As a consequence of choosing the Placement Module, previous graduates have accepted full-time employment within the criminal justice system. Criminology is constantly debated in government, the media and across wider society. It is the ideal subject for those keen to pursue a career in the criminal justice system, or to progress to postgraduate study in a related field. Course highlights You have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the course The Police Service is currently undergoing a fundamental change in its recruitment process, requiring all new recruits to attain a degree in a related subject, Criminology is one of those subjects Our excellent links with criminology-focused organisations in London ensure you can secure prestigious placement opportunities and gain excellent professional experience while you study Our specialist teaching approach offers high levels of support, ensuring you achieve excellent academic results As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module
Year 1: Crime and Control in Social Context (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Explaining Crime (30 Credits) - Compulsory Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Understanding Contemporary Society: Issues and Debates (30 Credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Criminology in Late Modernity (30 Credits) - Compulsory Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 Credits) - Compulsory, Urban Criminology (30 Credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Children as Victims and Offenders (30 Credits) - Optional, Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice (30 Credits) - Optional, Environmental Justice and Green Criminology (30 Credits) - Optional, Gangs and Group Offending (30 Credits) - Optional, Justice, Punishment and Human Rights (30 Credits) - Optional, Organised and White Collar Crime (30 Credits) - Optional, Violent Crime (30 Credits) - Optional, Dissertation (30 Credits) - Compulsory
Middlesex has a vibrant and culturally diverse student community and a union that supports, celebrates, engages and represents them every step of the way. What's more, its north-west London location places students within touching distance of the heart of the capital and everything it has to offer. The union supports more than 1,500 active student members across more than 60 societies.
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