University of West London

Course Introduction

Are you interested in why people commit crimes and how crime affects society? On this fascinating BA in Criminology you will gain an understanding of the nature and causes of crime, while examining how criminal justice systems work in the UK and abroad.

You will benefit from the expertise of highly experienced criminologists, and have opportunities to undertake work or voluntary work within the criminal justice system in the UK. Work-based learning is an integral part of this criminology course, giving you the chance to see first-hand the types of challenges that you will study in your theory modules.

There is also an opportunity for you to visit criminal justice institutions in the United States.

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) Other Fees