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Criminology and International Security BA (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021

Program description

Criminology and International Security BA (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Criminology and International Security BSc (Hons) degree will allow you to gain a wider understanding of criminology in an international context. Working with academics who are specialists in their field, you’ll examine the origins and responses to criminal behaviour.

This course differs from other criminology programs in the School of Social Sciences as it focuses on criminology on an international scale. Our international links will provide you with opportunities to spend your second year semester abroad in Europe, USA or Japan.

This undergraduate degree is taught by specialists in international relations, criminology and security, many of whom are internationally recognised for the quality of their work. Their teaching will be enriched by lectures from visiting practitioners, who will talk about their experience of working in the international security field and provide valuable career insight.

On our course you’ll critically assess current policies and practices related to national, as well as international crime control. You’ll also investigate how they affect international relations and politics. Optional modules will allow you to develop specialisms in fields that interest you, including international law and order, conflict resolution and contemporary issues in criminology.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have at least:

  • A minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)
  • GCSE English at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

If you don’t have traditional qualifications or can’t meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Criminology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) or Social Sciences and Humanities (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Introduction to Criminological Theory
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to criminological and sociological theory
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy since 1945
  • Approaches to International Relations and Foreign Policy
  • Crime in Context
  • Peace and Conflict in Theory and Practice
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Crime, Media and Technology
  • Diplomacy Old and New
  • Measuring and Interpreting Crime
  • Perspectives on Policing
  • Politics of the Middle East
  • The Politics of the European Union
  • Criminology Work Experience
  • International Security in an Era of Globalisation
  • Criminology Project
  • Project 1 Semester
  • Project 1 Year
  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  • Human Rights and Conflict
  • Public Diplomacy and Global Communication
  • Social Control, Drugs and Organised Crime
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • The Politics of Modern States
  • Victims and Crime

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

Our graduates have been employed in the diplomatic services, governmental organisations, non- governmental organisations specialising in international development, overseas aid, human rights and environmental fields. Graduates have also gained employment in research and teaching, international business and the media.

Many of our graduates also go on to postgraduate study, enrolling on courses such as our Criminology MSc and Crime, Violence and Prevention MSc.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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