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BSc (Hons) Criminology and Social Policy (Sandwich)

Loughborough University
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Course UCAS code: LL64
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Sandwich , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
On our Criminology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) course you will learn about current issues faced by policy makers and practitioners in relation to a range of contemporary social policy and crime control issues; including, crime prevention and policing, courts and sentencing, punishment and rehabilitation, as well as the changing role of social welfare policy in tackling the problem of crime and reducing reoffending behaviour. Our Criminology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) course offers clear and defined links between the disciplines of social policy and criminology. The is delivered by a dedicated teaching team who place policy focused research and enterprise at the heart of their activities. Staff are student-focused and working at the forefront of criminology and social policy research. The aim of our Criminology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) course is to introduce students to key debates in both disciplines showing how they interact and overlap.
Year 1 Areas studied include criminology and social policy, social welfare and crime, foundations in social science, sociology, and research methods. Year 2 Areas studied include criminological theory, policing, social research methods and understanding criminological research. Optional placement/study year Optional professional placement and/or overseas study. Final year Areas studied include dissertation, crime prevention, the criminal justice system, plus a selection of modules. A full list of indicative modules is available on the course page of our website.
Assessment Methods:
How you'll be assessed Assessment is carried out using a number of different methods. The type of method depends on the nature of the module. Methods include: Examinations Essays Reports Presentations In-class tests Multiple choice examinations Independent work exercises Dissertation
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15 January

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Loughborough is an incredible university. The halls are excellent, clean and spacious, and the uni makes everything really exciting in first year with so much to get involved in. The sports and exercise facilities at the uni are really amazing too. There are so many great support structures and opportunities to join the union, as well as special campaigns, like Play With Pride, so you'll feel welcome and inspired throughout your studies.

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Undergraduate Admissions Office:
Tel. 01509 274 403
Email. [email protected]

Undergraduate Admissions Office:
Tel. 01509 274 403
Email. [email protected]

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    As stated throughout. fantastic student experience.
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    Miles from anywhere, don't go if 'keen' on sport. Only go if elite.
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