BA (Hons) Criminology with Criminal Justice

University of West London
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
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3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • 60 UCAS tariff points normally in a minimum of two subject areas plus Level 2 English and Maths.

*We also welcome applicants with no formal qualifications. These applications will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your professional/work/life experiences and your ability to engage with and benefit from the course.

International Students:

  • IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). 


Year 1

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Imprisonment
  • Introduction to Policing
  • Diversity, Crime and Justice

Year 2

  • Theories of Criminal Behaviour
  • Policing and Police Powers
  • Researching Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Reflections on Work in the Criminological Field
  • Ethics of Criminal Justice

one option from:

  • Criminal Law in Context
  • Applied Criminology
  • Youth Crime and Justice
  • Mental Disorders and Crime
  • Crime Scene Investigation

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Sentencing
  • Probation and Restorative Justice

Two options from:

  • Critical Perspectives on Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
  • Contemporary Issues in Policing
  • Penology
  • Victimology
  • Sexual Offences and Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Crime
  • Criminal Law: Current Proposals for Reform
  • Philosophical Foundations of Criminology
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • A Psychology of Violent and Sexual Offenders

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