BA (Hons) Criminology with Sociology

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

260 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
  • Social Institutions

one option from

  • Social Problems
  • Social and Cultural Identities

Year 2

  • Theories of Criminal Behaviour
  • Policing and Police Powers
  • Researching Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Reflections on Work in the Criminological Field
  • Media, Crime and Culture
  • A Sociology of Deviance

Year 3

  • Dissertation

Plus two criminology options from

  • Philosophical Foundations of Criminology
  • Comparative Criminology
  • Critical Perspectives on Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
  • Contemporary Issues in Policing
  • Penology
  • Victimology
  • Cyber Crime
  • Probation and Restorative Justice
  • Neurocriminology
  • A Psychology of Violent and Sexual Offenders
  • Sexual Offences and Criminal Justice.

Plus two sociology options from

  • Applied Sociology
  • Collective Identities and Social Movements
  • A Sociology of Sport
  • Religion and Society
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Cyber Society
  • Popular Culture

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