University of East London

Course Introduction

BA Criminology and Law offers students an exciting combination of two subjects with strong shared interests, criminology and law, and one of the most popular combined programmes at university level. The degree programme offers in'depth study of crime, offenders, criminal justice and victimisation. It aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the major criminological theories, current issues and debates, and the working of the criminal justice system. Additionally this degree explores the relationship between law, individuals and society, providing a critical understanding of core legal principles and institutions, and also encourages students to analyse law within its broader social, economic, political, cultural and international settings. Applicants should note this course does not provide exemption from the academic stage of qualifying as a solicitor or barrister.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £10,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Credit module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate