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.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
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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Charlotte researches violence against women and girls, in particular domestic and sexual violence. Her work focuses on policing, criminal justice and legal responses. Recent projects have explored coercive control, domestic violence disclosure schemes, rurality and domestic abuse…
Denise is Deputy Course Leader for Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc, and has experience in policing through her background with Lancashire Constabulary. As well as gaining extensive experience in the operational field, Denise worked on the early strategic alliance between …
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
If you are from a low income household our Financial Bursary may be able to help.Find out more about Financial Bursary