This is an interdisciplinary, research-driven program that offers an international body of knowledge, as well as research skills and critical thinking. The program provides a strong intellectual background for anyone considering working in culturally sensitive areas such as police, prisons, social work, journalism, politics, investigation, care, health and justice agencies, advocacy groups, charities, film or television. .
Students in this course will develop skills in critical thinking, comparative and cultural analysis, research methods, and statistics. They will also strengthen their understanding of the role of history and examine the basis for moral justifications.
This skill set is invaluable for sensitive occupations such as:
- Social work
- social administration
- security work
- television and cinema
- community development
This contemporary course combines key topics in the social sciences and law, such as crime, deviance, morality, conflict, censorship and justice, with philosophy, history , cultural studies and a language. The result is exceptional breadth and depth of perspective and context.
* Students may choose to spend the third year studying at a partner institution abroad if they are registered with the BA Criminology (International Pathway).
* The availability of the module may change from year to year
- As a general requirement, a Bachelor’s Degree / High School Diploma / General Baccalaureate / Professional Degree in a university is required recognized.
- For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
- IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).