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Criminology - BA (Hons) Top up

  • Validated by:
    University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

  • Start date: 2020
  • UCAS code: L31A
  • Institutional code: H65


This course has been written to prepare students for the world of work as well as gaining an academic qualification. Relevant career options include: probation officer, police officer, prison officer, within the National Offender Management Service the Crown Prosecution Service, Disclosure and Barring Service or other judicial related occupations.

You will be taught by former members of these services along with guest speakers those with experience in the areas of your chosen career path.

Assessment will be via a combination of assignments including reports, group work and presentations.

What topics/modules are covered?

You will study a range of core modules, including:

  • Why Prison?
  • Diversity, Crime and Justice
  • Understanding Security and Policing in the 21st Century
  • Drugs, Crime and Society
  • Dissertation

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need to be aged 18+ and have:

  • GCSE maths at grade C or above
  • GCSE English at grade C or above
  • A minimum of 72 UCAS points
  • Criminology - Foundation Degree (FdA)
View Additional Entry and Selection Criteria

What can I do if I complete this course?

Students graduating from this course may have the opportunity to progress on to MA level study at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).


Duration

One year, full time or two years, part time.

Contacts

Primary contact:
Yvonne Yule
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext 5208 or email: yvonne.yule@hughbaird.ac.uk

Other contact:
Karen Grant
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext 5554 or email: karen.grant@hughbaird.ac.uk


Cost

You don’t need to pay your tuition fees up front - Tuition Fee Loans cover university or college tuition fees and are paid direct to the university or college, by Student Finance England. They are available to all eligible students regardless of household income. The amount you pay back is dependent on how much you earn and not how much you owe and you won’t need to start paying them back until you are earning more than £21,000 per year. Student Loans will also help to support your living costs.

For more information, visit www.gov.uk/student-finance

The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £8,500 per year

The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £1,000 per 20 credit module

The University Centre’s tuition fees are reviewed each academic year.


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We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


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