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Criminology and Sociology BSc (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 Sociology BSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Explore the social challenges of crime and its effects on the lives of victims and perpetrators. This joint undergraduate honours degree allows you to look in-depth at how issues surrounding class, gender, race and social policy influence criminal activity and victim support.

Our Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) degree will equip you with the tools and understanding to analyse crime in a social context and support individuals affected by it.

During the course you’ll explore the relationship between crime, race, gender, wealth and society, while building the skills you’ll need to undertake effective social and criminological research. In our teaching we’ll employ contemporary case studies that will make you aware of the latest challenges faced by society and the innovative ways to deal with them.

This course is unique among other criminology programs in the UK owing to its focus on youth crime and sociology. You’ll look at issues that influence violence and crime amongst the youth, including consumerism, music, technology and sub-cultures.

Admission requirements

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

  • A minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National or Advanced Diploma)
  • 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 criminological and sociological theory
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Researching Crime and Deviance
  • Researching Social Life
  • Social Problems and Social Issues
  • Sociological Imagination
  • Measuring and Interpreting Crime
  • Crime in Context
  • Racism and Ethnicity
  • Self and Society
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Crime, Media and Technology
  • Youth, Crime and Violence
  • Youth, Resistance and Social Control
  • Criminology Project
  • Criminology Work Experience
  • Crime Control and Penology
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Living Theory
  • Social Control, Drugs and Organised Crime
  • Human Rights and Conflict
  • Religion ad the State
  • Serious and Serial Offenders
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • 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

The program is also excellent preparation if you want to pursue further study or research at university or with a specialist body. Through postgraduate study at London Met you’ll gain further links with police forces, benefiting from the strong culture of research in units such as our John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety.

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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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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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