Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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Course info

UCAS CODE M930
If you have an enquiring mind and are interested in why that particular serial killer committed those crimes, then studying this degree will develop your understanding of the social and personal aspects of crime. The course goes that little bit further by including criminal justice and examining how and why offenders should be punished. The subject is developing rapidly as new areas of study open up for criminological investigation. You will explore issues concerning how crime is defined and... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Burnley College | 3 Years | SEP-20

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Key stats

Uni rankings

Law
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
89th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
102nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
64th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Social Policy

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
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£16,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2019

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
34%
Law
32%
Sociology
29%
English Language
17%
History
16%

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Latest Criminology reviews

Criminology
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Student Reviewer
01 Mar 16

Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)

Some lecturers have let me down, but it's still...

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University of Central Lancashire
CompUniGuide ranking
102nd
Student rating
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( 4.0)
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) main campus is located in the heart of Preston, with smaller campuses in Burnley, Cumbria and Cyprus. There are over 300 Undergraduate programmes, with many offering Foundation Entry routes and 200 Postgraduate programmes to choose from. The University is currently undergoing a £200 million transformation, including a brand new £30 million Engineering Innovation Centre which is due to open in 2019. This investment is due to continue over the next ten years and will transform the campus for students. The UCLan Burnley campus is a stunning modern campus in the breath-taking surroundings of Pennine Lancashire, where students learn in bright, spacious buildings with first-class teaching and cutting-edge facilities.

Where you'll study

University of Central Lancashire

Princess Way
Burnley
Lancashire
BB12 0AN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Burnley Central  0.1 miles away

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