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Course Details

Criminology BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Look beyond traditional viewpoints, challenge your opinions and address complex social problems on our full-time Criminology degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a semester and go on field trips in the UK or Europe. Learn to evaluate evidence, think critically and craft arguments, to prepare for a career in criminal justice and crime prevention.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above which must include English Language or English Literature.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Law and Policing;Anglia Language Programme

Year one
  • History of Crime and Criminology
  • Crime News and Criminology
  • Skills for Criminal Justice
  • Media, Society and Crime
  • Criminal Justice in England and Wales
Year Two
  • Trials and Errors: Justice in Court
  • Violent Crime
  • Contemporary Issues in Prisons and Penology
  • Project Preparation
  • optional modules
  • Theories of Deviance, Crime and Social Control
  • Cybercrime, Security and Policing
  • How to Change the World
  • Cultures of War
  • Body Politics
  • Protest and Activism
  • Learning from Work Experience (incorporates work placements)
  • Crime and Place: Geographic Criminology and Crime mapping
  • Envisioning Change
Year Three
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • Youth Justice Controversies
  • Criminology in Policy and Practice
  • optional modules
  • Sex, Sex Offending and Society
  • Race, Racism and Cultural Identity
  • Investigative Psychology
  • Feminist Theory and Practice
  • Politics and Social Media
  • Concepts of Good and Evil
  • Invisible Crimes
  • Sexuality and Social Control
  • Comparative and Global Criminal Justice
  • Preparing for Work




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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