B.A. Criminology (Hons)

University of Kent
Em Canterbury (Reino Unido)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Reino Unido)

Crime and criminal justice are major social and political issues. On Criminology (Hons) degree from the University of Kent you address questions such as: why do people commit crime? How much crime is committed? What causes crime rates to rise or fall? How can crime be effectively prevented? How should we deal with offenders?

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Início Localização
01 setembro 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, Reino Unido
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Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Crime, Culture and Control
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminology

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Sociology of Crime and Deviance
  • Criminal Justice in Modern Britain:Development, Issues and Politics
  • Social Research Methods
  • Welfare in Modern Britain
  • The Sociology of Work
  • Race and Racism
  • Popular Culture, Media and Society
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Digital Culture
Year abroad

The Year Abroad option available with this degree programme is an excellent opportunity to experience learning in a different cultural context and educational setting; providing the opportunity to develop your skills, confidence and networks internationally.

The Year Abroad is subject to availability and you must also meet the academic and attendance requirements, usually achieving an average mark of 60% at Stage 2, plus satisfactory attendance and coursework submission records.

See our A-Z course list for more details or contact our Go Abroad team. Subject to availability, work placements can be undertaken anywhere in the world.

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • The Sociology of Imprisonment
  • Youth and Crime
  • Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Crime , Media and Culture
  • The Third Sector: Charities and Social Enterprises in Modern Societies
  • Health and Health Policy
  • Violence and Society
  • Welfare in Modern Britain
  • The Sociology of Work
  • Kent Student Certificate for Volunteering, Platinum Award
  • Cultures of Embodiment
  • Caring for Vulnerable Adults: Understanding Social Care