Criminology - BA (Hons) Top up


Approved by:
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Start:
September
Location:
University Centre
Level:
6
Institution code:
H65
UCAS code:
L31A

Course Details

Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you interest in why people commit crime or become victimes of crime? If so, then this course could be for you. Discover the political, personal and social aspects of crime.

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 lecturers qualified in the subject 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, presentations and exams.

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One year, full time or two years, part time.
Students graduating from this course may have the opportunity to progress on to MA level study at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
  • Probation
  • Police
  • Government
  • Council
  • Youth Offending Team
  • Social Work
  • Research
  • Prison Service
  • Policy Development
For information about the Programme Specification and modules available please download the Course Handbook.

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How much will this course cost me?

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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 a certain amount.

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It’s never too late to learn

We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 years or above). Even if you don't have the entry requirements, you may have gained knowledge and skills from relevant work or life experience, so we would consider your application on an individual basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

We want to make your university education as flexible and affordable as possible. We offer a number of financial support options to help you go further by staying local. You don’t need to pay for 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. You may also be eligible for a Maintenance Loan to help support your living costs. For more information, visit www.gov.uk/student-finance

Yes. We have a dedicated team of staff on hand to help guide you through the admissions process, from selecting the right course, to completing your UCAS application and applying for financial support.

=== If you have any questions, or need help at any stage, call the Retention and Progression Team on 0151 353 4444, or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.

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Important terms, conditions and disclaimer information about our courses can be found on our Wider Information Set.

It should be noted that all courses are subject to periodic review, usually every five years, by the awarding partner organisations. Any potential planned changes made to course content following such reviews shall be communicated on the University Centre website and in writing to individual students / applicants.

While we make every effort to ensure that timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place any day of the week.