City University London

Course Introduction

'The degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to understand why crime and criminal justice have become defining issues for contemporary society and attained such a prominent position in popular culture. 'This course is delivered by academics who are internationally acknowledged as leading researchers in their field. 'This course is part of the City Q'Step Centre programme. 'You will develop a range of technical, communication and interpersonal skills which increase graduate employability. These include: critical thinking, scientific data analysis, policy report writing, multi'media presentation skills and teamwork. 'Our central London location and proximity to key criminal justice institutions ' including the Central Criminal Court (the 'Old Bailey'), three police services (London Metropolitan, City of London and British Transport), and numerous prisons ' facilitates our distinctive approach to the applied study of crime and criminal justice.

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

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher BBBBC
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • Tariff 128
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)

Key Course Information

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 74%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 76%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 71%

£23,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 0

14% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 21%

Total Coursework: 79%

£7,800 - £10,000
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,500 - £7,800
Typical cost of private accommodation