Learn about British and European Union law, and the methodological and theoretical tools that criminological practitioners use. This is an ideal degree for those looking to work in a range of roles within the Criminal Justice System or in sectors where a broad knowledge of the law is useful.
Year 1 topics include: introduction to criminological theory; introduction to the criminal justice system; legal system; criminal law. Year 2 topics include: public law; European Union law; measuring and interpreting crime; crime in context; perspectives on policing; crime, media and technology; youth, crime and violence; extension of knowledge module. Year 3 topics include: criminology and law project; civil liberties and human rights; crime control and penology; justice, punishment and social control; criminology of pleasure; work placement for professional experience; research project; penal policy; criminological research practice; terrorism and counter'terrorism.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
- International Baccalaureate 28
- Tariff 112
- SQA Higher
- GCE A-level
- BTEC National Diploma
- SQA Advanced Higher
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
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