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BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

University of Suffolk
Bachelor's degree
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Ipswich
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Program description

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Law

Drawing on a multi-disciplinary team of experienced academics at the University of Suffolk, this course exposes students to the study of Law in social, political and economic contexts, and in its broader international and transnational dimensions.

The criminology modules will consolidate your understanding of criminal justice and state responses to crime along with empirical research methods. Teaching here is research led and prepares you for the changing environment, in terms of both your prospective employability and your continuous self-development. You will develop skills in legal reasoning and in the use of legal principles to solve problems.

As part of your learning, you will have the opportunity to practice your skills in seminars, workshops, moots and debates.

Admission requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request


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Program content

  • Excellent links with Suffolk Constabulary, local magistrates, the Crown Prosecution Service and the probation service.
  • Modern teaching with new topics and modules such as Drugs and Crime - to keep up with a changing world.
  • Graduates can progress in to a range of careers or in to further education.
  • Criminology and Sociology graduates are well equipped with the advanced skills and confidence to thrive in a variety of occupations.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £11,790 p.a.

Continuing studies

  • The most recent figures available from the Higher Education Statistics Agency(HESA) reveal that 85% of Criminology and Sociology graduates in 2014/15 found employment within six months of graduation.
  • Around 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates of any discipline and Criminology and Sociology graduates are well equipped with the advanced skills and confidence to thrive in a variety of occupations
  • Criminology and Sociology are good at problem solving, have good analytical and research skills, and have excellent information and data management skills
  • Employability is taken very seriously at University of Suffolk and employers are directly involved in a number of taught and additional sessions over the course of the degree.
  • Excellent links with Suffolk Constabulary, local magistrates, the Crown Prosecution Service and the probation service.
  • Quite a number of our graduates also go on to pursue further qualifications at masters and doctoral levels
  • Online and face to face resources and advice are available from the University Careers and Employability Service for all University of Suffolk students. 

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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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