Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Criminology studies crime, crime control and criminalisation of social 'groups', from 'street'level' crime to global terrorism and cybercrime. It studies society, politics, law, psychology and culture to understand offending behaviour, people's responses to it, and how fear of crime affects feelings of security and wellbeing. It explores cultural representations of criminality ' their relation to class, gender, age, sexuality, race and ethnicity.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 61%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 76%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 18%

Total Coursework: 77%

Total Practical: 5%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation