London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

Taught by former police officers, police staff, and internationally renowned academics, this course will give you a solid grounding in criminology and an understanding of contemporary community policing practice.

**More about this course**

If you want to immerse yourself in the study of the links between human rights and topics such as youth crime, violence and crime prevention, this is an ideal course to take.

Taught by former police officers, police staff, and internationally renowned academics, this course will give you a solid grounding in criminology and an understanding of contemporary community policing practice. You’ll have the opportunity to examine the institutions at the heart of the criminal justice system, including the courts, the police, prison and probation services, and with strong links to the Metropolitan Police and you’ll be guided through the career pathways available for entry into the police service.

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If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing the Criminology, Policing and Law Extended Degree (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons).

Course Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Introduction to Criminological Theory (core, 30 credits)

Introduction to Policing (core, 30 credits)

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (core, 30 credits)

Researching Crime and Deviance (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Crime in Context (core, 30 credits)

Measuring and Interpreting Crime (core, 30 credits)

Perspectives on Policing (core, 30 credits)

Knowledge in Policing (option, 30 credits)

Youth, Crime and Violence (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Crime Control and Penology (core, 30 credits)

Criminology and Policing Project (core, 30 credits)

Social Control, Drugs and Organised Crime (core, 30 credits)

Terrorism and Counter'Terrorism (core, 15 credits)

Serious and Serial Offenders (option, 15 credits)

Victims and Crime (option, 15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees