Criminal Justice and Criminology BA (Hons)

School Of Social Policy, Sociology And Social Research

University of Kent

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Course info

UCAS CODE M900
This degree programme also includes the option of a year in professional practice at the end of Stage 2 depending on academic performance. See the Year in industry section on the Course structure tab for more details. Criminal Justice and Criminology looks at the key elements of contemporary crime policy: policing, the courts, punishment and prevention. The programme modules address many contemporary issues in criminal justice, including: poverty, hate crime, illegal drug use, restorative... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
66th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 81 = 19% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
49%
Psychology
34%
English Literature
27%
History
22%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%

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Student rating ( 4.1) 33 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 63%
3 star 15%
2 star 0%
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5 star 35%
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3 star 19%
2 star 1%
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University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
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( 4.1)
The University of Kent is a leading research-intensive university. It has two main campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a part-time study centre in Tonbridge and postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome. There are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe, and many of the programmes offer dual UK and European qualifications. Kent is consistently ranked as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK, they achieved the 4th highest score for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey. Kent’s academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study. They were ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework which confirmed their position as one of the UK's leading research universities.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Medway Building
Chatham
Medway
ME4 4AG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Chatham  0.9 miles away

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