Criminology BA (Hons)

Durham University

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UCAS CODE L370
Criminology is concerned with understanding crime, deviance and institutions of criminal justice.Criminologists seek to answer questions like: why are some people more likely to commit or be victims of crime than others; how can crime be effectively prevented or controlled; and from a more critical perspective, how do particular activities become defined as criminal in the first place and what does this tells us about the nature of power and authority in society?Overall, the course ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
6th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
5th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
42%
English Literature
36%
Mathematics
27%
Religious Studies & Theology
19%
Biology
19%

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£9,250 per year
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£22,500 per year
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Student rating ( 4.1) 923 reviews

5 star 31%
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Where you'll study

Durham University

Palatine Centre Durham
DH1 3HP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Durham  0.3 miles away

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