On our Criminology and Sociology degree you’ll explore and critically assess the way society perceives, defines and manages crime - and graduate fully prepared for a career in public or community based services.
Why study with us
- We offer option modules on our Criminology courses, so you can tailor your degree to your interests.
- Social Sciences is ranked 4th in the UK with 90% student satisfaction. (National Student Survey 2022).
- The many progression routes presented on our Criminology and Sociology course allows you to customise your journey to your career aspirations.
What you'll do
- Explore and critically assess the way society perceives, defines and manages crime - and graduate fully prepared for a career in public or community-based services.
- The University is part of a worldwide exchange network, which includes countries such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and the USA.
- You can undertake an optional elective in Year 1 or Year 2 from the Centre of Volunteering and Community Leadership at the University. Many second and third year students undertake voluntary work outside of their degree.
Introduction to Criminology undergraduate degrees
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Our Criminology and Sociology graduates have joined the UK Border Agency, Greater Manchester Police (GMP), local prisons, drug schemes, educational institutions and youth offending teams.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary