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BA/BSc (Hons) Criminology (Joint Honours)

University of Derby
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Derby
21 September 2020
14,045 GBP
University of Derby

Program description

BA/BSc (Hons) Criminology (Joint Honours)

Criminology (Joint Honours)

Go behind the news headlines and explore some of the most pressing issues confronting society today. This is a distinctive and intellectually stimulating course which delivers all the skills, knowledge and practical insights you need to become a highly effective professional in the criminal justice system.

Two subjects, one degree

A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Criminology Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Criminology Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Criminology in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.

Why choose this course?

Criminology at Derby has been ranked Top 10 in The Guardian University Guide 2020, and 2nd for teaching quality in the Times/Sunday Times 2019 University Guide. This course gives you an in-depth understanding of the challenges and dilemmas facing criminal justice professionals today - in the police, courts, prison and probation services, youth offending teams and victim support groups.

Is this course for you?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects. Our Criminology Joint Honours degree allows you to choose a specialist pathway such as working with offenders, criminal investigations and international criminology.

Opportunities and experiences

Throughout the course you'll explore intriguing real-life case studies whilst visiting courts, prisons, police custody suites and youth offender training centres to learn more about working life in the criminal justice system.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 128 points For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer
Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above



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Program content

How you will learn

We pride ourselves on our innovative and challenging teaching methods, delivered both by lecturers and by visiting criminal justice professionals. You’ll enjoy a combination of lectures, tutorials, group work and independent learning.

Tuition fees

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,045 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Career opportunities

Careers and employability

Our graduates have gone on to wide-ranging roles in the police, Crown Prosecution Service, courts, probation and prison services, youth offending teams and other law enforcement agencies. Some students have progressed to rewarding careers in the voluntary sector, working with offenders or victims.

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University of Derby

University of Derby

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University of Derby

Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB Derby
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