Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

- You can tailor your course to your interests and future career through a broad choice of modules.

- You can work with crime-related practitioners, advocates and campaigners, and link theory to practice through field work such as court observations, empirical research and case study analysis.

- You’ll gain key transferable skills relevant to a range of careers in social and people-orientated professions.

**About this course**

This degree offers a broad understanding of the social world, from everyday behaviour to the operations of institutions and social groups, both locally and globally. This gives you an excellent base on which to study criminology.

You’ll study the criminal justice system in England and Wales, social theory, and how it relates to the real world. You’ll explore policing and punishment, and choose option modules based on your interests. Advanced modules explore the contemporary concerns of the social world. You may further your research skills through a criminological or sociological dissertation.

To place your studies in context, you’ll be able to volunteer for organisations such as victim support helplines, advocacy groups, justice campaigns and welfare charities.

**Sandwich Year**

This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

Year 1

- Foundations in Criminological Theory

- Crime, Law and Justice

- Contemporary Issues in Sociology

- Researching Everyday Life

Year 2

- Policing and Punishment

- How to Change the World

- Optional Modules

Year 3

- Global Terrorism and Transnational Crime

- Social Intersections: Gender, Race and Class

- Optional Modules

Start Date:


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