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Sociology and Criminology
Sociology and Criminology both involve the academic study of social life, with the option of studying modules drawn from a wide range of different topics.
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Whichever course you choose, you will gain an in depth knowledge of the major theoretical approaches relevant to the area and of the qualitative and quantitative research methods underpinning them.
Our courses develop your ability to think critically about issues which are important and urgent in society today. You can study individual specialisations or a combination of disciplines to suit your personal interests and career aspirations.
These courses are designed with your future employment prospects in mind and our assessments will provide you with opportunities to develop skills that employers value. For example, you will develop writing skills through essays and reports and interpersonal skills through presentations.
Studying social sciences can lead to career paths including social work, family support work, teaching, youth work, community organising or activism, lecturing, working with charities and management roles across the private and public sectors.
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Criminology BA (Hons)
When you study Criminology, you don't just study crime: you learn about prevention, punishment, rehabilitation and how our criminal justice system facilitates these. You look at victimology and social responses to crime. You think about how crime...
Criminology with Police Studies BA (Hons)
This course combines the academic study of crime and deviance with modules that explore the challenges and functions of modern policing. You will use criminological theories and methods to examine complex social problems related to policing and...
Sociology BA (Hons)
Develop your analytical skills and develop a deeper understanding of the world around you. By studying social theory you will consider the challenges faced by society, focusing on subjects that interest you. As well as studying existing social...
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons)
Study the social world we live in and think about how crime impacts the way we live. Our course lets you combine your interests and gain knowledge of both sociological and criminological theories. Focus your studies in areas that you are passionate...