Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

- Kingston is one of the only universities in London to offer this degree.

- You can choose to study for a year in a partner university abroad. You’ll gain an international perspective to your studies, experience a different culture and broaden your academic network.

- You may incorporate a module of applied work or volunteering as part of your degree.

**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**

The foundation year takes place the year before your degree. You will study four year-long modules that cover all subject areas (psychology, economics, sociology and politics) within social sciences. Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will progress to Year 1 of your chosen degree.

**About this course**

On this course, you’ll study the causes and consequences of crime, approaches to preventing crime and mitigating the harm it causes, and how offenders are managed in the criminal justice system. Through court observations, research and case studies, you’ll see the real-life relevance of the degree.

You’ll look at the social and political environments of crime, individual motivations and psychological influences. You’ll study mental health and crime control (policing and punishment), and the history, culture and techniques of policing and investigation.

There are advanced modules on the context of crime, criminalisation and investigation, criminal behaviour and therapy. Your dissertation will be in an area of your own criminological interest.

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