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BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

City, University of London
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Course UCAS code: L390
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
This joint course considers how crime is defined, how criminality, victimisation and crime control relate to social issues such as class, gender, ethnicity, politics and the economy and why crime and justice have become defining issues for contemporary society. This course is suitable for students interested in developing the methodological expertise to analyse social data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with crime and social policy debates. This is especially relevant if you wish to pursue a career in sectors concerned with criminal justice and crime reduction. In the most recent independant survey our 100% of students said they were satisfied with the quality of their course and found it intellectually stimulating (NSS 2017) The BSc Criminology and Sociology course will develop your appreciation of the complex interplay between local and global forces and their relationship to social processes, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis of London. The degree's Q-Step Centre-affiliated Quantitative Methods pathway is particularly suitable if you wish to develop strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills. The course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with crime and social policy debates. This innovative degree is designed and delivered by academics whose research is recognised as world-leading in the field. Research informs its content and you will develop skills to conduct your own research into crime and society, accompanied by a range of other transferable skills.
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First year core modules include: - [email protected] - Classical social theory - Researching society: Qualitative Methods - Criminology - Lies, damned lies and statistics - Producing social data - Criminal justice. Second year core modules include: - Doing Sociology: Quantitative Methods - Penology - Key Issues in Criminology. You must then pick at least two core elective modules from: - Understanding Social Change - Sociology of Race and Racism - Culture and Society - Contemporary Social Theory Third year Core modules include: - Sociology Project You must then pick at least two core elective modules from: - Policing - Youth Crime - Criminal Behaviour. Electives modules across all three years can be chosen from across Criminology, Sociology, Media and Politics
Assessment Methods:
Assessment is primarily in the form of coursework (assessed essays, policy and research reports, group presentations and other assignments), unseen examinations and a final-year project. The assessment weighting for year one is 10%, year two is 30% and year 3 is 60%. The balance of assessment by examination, practical examination and assessment by coursework will to some extent depend on the optional modules you choose.
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15 January

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City is located in an amazing spot, hop on the tube at Angel or Barbican and you’ll be anywhere in Central London in minutes! London is such an exciting place to go to University, the possibilities are endless. The lecturers are passionate and knowledgeable, and the courses are really interactive and informative. The careers service was a massive help too, especially the CV appointments, so you'll feel really confident you'll be employed in graduate work after it’s all over.

Undergraduate Admissions Office:
Tel. 020 7040 5060
Email. [email protected]

Undergraduate Admissions Office:
Tel. 020 7040 5060
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Tearex's avatar by Tearex on 10th July 2019
    Placements are unpredictable and vary. SU is not very active. Course is not very well run. Library service is exceptional. Central University support is good and accessible.
  • by Anonymous on 30th September 2015
    Very good
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