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Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course info

UCAS CODE M2L4
COURSE OVERVIEWThe criminology undergraduate degree will give you the opportunity to examine the many factors involved in criminal behaviour, and how society responds through the criminal justice system.You will study the most important theories of crime and deviance and their relevance to contemporary criminal justice policy, research, and practice.Alongside this, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the structures of the criminal justice system, covering the courts, prison, the probation ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Law
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
14th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
32nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
36th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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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
History
34%
Law
31%
Psychology
26%
English Literature
25%
Sociology
19%

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year
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More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government..

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£9,000 per year
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More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government..

Students from EU EU Students
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£14,150 per year
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More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study..

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How Criminology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 151 reviews

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4 star 28%
3 star 7%
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Student rating ( 4.5) 5,265 reviews

5 star 62%
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3 star 8%
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Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
32nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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