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 offers89%
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
If you’re interested in the problem of crime in contemporary societies, our Criminology and Criminal Justice course is for you. As a criminology student you’ll investigate the nature of crime and criminality, studying society’s response through the criminal justice system. You’ll learn how societies try to control and punish crime and disorder, gaining a theoretical and practical understanding of this fascinating subject. Criminology takes a social sciences approach by studying and classifying crime, and exploring theories around criminal behaviour. As well as the theory, you’ll learn how society deals with criminal behaviour by studying institutions and roles such as the police, courts, prisons and probation service. The course offers a wide choice of options in your final year and you’ll be expected to undertake an independent piece of research on a relevant topic of particular interest to you.
We recently revised this course to ensure you benefit from the most up-to-date ideas, concepts and research in this evolving field of study. Foundation Year: Key ideas and issues for Social Scientists (core) Understanding Work in Contemporary Society (core) Perspectives on Race and Racism (core) Technology and Self (core) Year 1: Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (core) Contemporary Issues of Youth Justice and Criminology (core) Constitutional And Administrative Law (core) Thinking Sociologically (core) Year 2: Research Methods in Criminology (core) Applied Criminology and Professional Practice (core) Theoretical Criminology (core) Crime, Deviance and Social History (core) Year 3: Project (core) Global Illicit Drug Trafficking (optional) Mentally-disordered Defendants and Suspects (optional) Preventing and Correcting Offending Behaviour (optional) Psychological Criminology (optional) Race, Ethnicity, Crime and Justice (optional) Prison Studies (optional) Terrorism Studies (optional) Youth Crime and Subculture (optional) Work-based Learning (optional) Football Hooliganism (optional) Surveillance, Technology and Society (optional) Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminal Behaviour (optional)
UEL's students have one thing in common, their drive to achieve their ambitions. We create an environment that allows our students to reach their goals, through an inspiring atmosphere and teaching that is designed with your future in mind. Students' attitudes are reflected in UEL's ambitions to grow and regenerate.
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2:1 or above
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