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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year
How you will study
International course fees
GBP 11475 per year
Why choose this course?
Crime and its impact are at the forefront of current political and social debate. A degree in Criminology Social Policy and Criminal Justice enables you to explore the reality behind the newpaper headlines on crime and examine a topic which is relevant, topical and has real, practical application in contemporary society. You will study a wide range of topics covering the legal and sociological issues of criminology and criminal justice and the associated policy responses. The course equips students with knowledge and skills appropriate for a range of graduate roles in the statutory, voluntary and commercial sector.
Teaching and learning is designed to support digital literacy. Students will acquire the skills necessary to gather evidence and apply theories to a range of social and political issues. Students are encouraged to share knowledge and be enterprising with their ideas.
What happens on the course?
Indicative Course Structure (Info correct on July 2016).
Semester 1 Starters:
Practical Experience: An opportunity at each level of the course to undertake a placement module which will provide invaluable practical experience.
Pastoral support: We pride ourselves in our supportive culture with a large team of academic and student support staff to provide excellent pastoral care and support together with a welcoming academic environment in which to undertake your degree.
Research-led: Our research-led teaching ensures that you will be learning about the very latest debates in policy and practice.
What our students think
Criminology, Criminal Justice and Social Policy graduates are attracted to a wide range of careers, mostly in the public and not-for-profit/non-governmental agency sector. Recent graduates are working in a variety of Criminal Justice Agencies including the police service and the National Probation Service, others are employed in related fields such as trading standards, HM Revenue and Customs, UK Border Agency and social work. For those wishing to pursue careers outside the criminal justice system this integrated degree develops skills which are appropriate to a range of careers from the civil service to various management roles. All courses provide the academic background and scholarship necessary for postgraduate study at both Master's and Doctoral level.
What skills will you gain?
At the end of this course, you, will be able to:
Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please seehttp://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.
You will also be required to provide satisfactory reference.
Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.
Course fees and finance
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact 01902 321150
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
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