London South Bank University

Course Introduction

BSc (Hons) Criminology with Law examines the interesting connection between crime, justice and the law. You will explore how crimes are dealt with by the legal justice system, the causes of crime, and the criminal mind itself. More specifically, the degree places crime and criminal justice in a comparative, historical and theoretical context, exploring current directions in criminology and crime control policy, as well as the changing perceptions and representations of crime.

Course Modules

Year 1: Deconstructing the crime problem; Criminal justice, politics and policy; Issues in crime; Introduction to criminological theory; Legal skills, legal study, legal system; Public law. Year 2: Social research skills 1; Social research skills 2; Issues in contemporary policing; Penal theory, policy and practice; Criminal law 1; Criminal law 2 and the law of criminal evidence. Year 3: Crime, criminology and modernity; Gender, crime and justice; Dissertation in criminology: research or work placement (double module); One option module from: Criminal litigation; Civil rights; One option module from: Civil rights and the state; European human rights; International protection of human rights.

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