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Criminology and Sociology

University of Gloucestershire
CheltenhamUK
On campus
Full-time
€17,929.65/year
 2689 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English

Program Description

You’ll combine criminology and sociology to examines contemporary social life from a critical perspective – focusing on the causes and consequences of crime and disorder and how communities respond to the challenges of a changing social world. With the opportunity to work with external organisations, you’ll develop the skills for helping to create safer and stronger communities when you graduate.

You’ll be able to pursue your interests to match your career goals through option modules covering topics such as crime scene analysis, crimes against humanity, migration, domestic violence, the power of the media, child sexual exploitation, anti-social behaviour, terrorism and community safety.

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Curriculum

Year 1

Introductory Research & Fieldwork in the Social Sciences

Sociological Issues

Understanding Criminology

Criminal Justice: From Crime Scene to Court

Year 2

All students must complete these modules:

Sociology in the Real World

Data Collection & Data Analysis

Crime and Society: Theorising Crime

You can choose from the following modules:

Internship

International Field Studies

Crimes against Humanity

Gender, Culture and Society

Challenging Injustice: Welfare, Policy and Control

Youth Justice Theory

Race and Society

Forensic Criminology

Crime Science

Policing in the Community

Year 3

All students must complete these modules:

Developing Social Research: Knowing the Social World

Criminology & Sociology Dissertation

Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice

You can choose from the following modules:

Professional Experience

Working in Forensic Settings

Visual Culture & the Information Society

Injustice and Freedoms

Politics Risk and Change in a Global Age

Applied Sociology

Restorative Justice

Responding to Sexual Violence

Homicide

Prisons, Punishment and Rehabilitation

Crime Scene Forensics

Global and Organised Crime

Green Criminology

Careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • police, probation and prison services
  • youth work
  • social housing
  • local government
  • working with ex-offenders
  • supported housing
  • charity sector
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