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Comments about BA Criminology and Politics - At the institution - Huddersfield - West Yorkshire
Criminology is concerned with the systematic empirical study of crime, disorder and crime reduction. Criminological enquiry includes the exploration of popular conceptions of crime in the media. It is concerned with the explanation of criminal action ranging from petty theft to state sponsored terrorism. It also includes the critical consideration of crime reduction including the activities of the police, Crown Prosecution Service, courts, prisons and community safety or crime prevention. Politics offers a critical understanding of political processes and institutions at national and international level. It also analyses the ideas and philosophies behind contemporary social and political debates.
Entry Requirements The UCAS tariff range is 260-280 points. We welcome applicatns with other entry requirements provided that they can demonstrate their suitability for the course.
BA Criminology and Politics
Crime and Disorder
Social Research Methods
Key Ideas in Criminology
Justifying Crime Reduction
plus one of the following:
Investigating the Social World Crime and Punishment 1780-1914
and three of the following:
American Government and Politics
The Conservative Party
Key Issue in Criminology
Plus one of the following:
Police, Policing and Community Safety The Penal System
Profiling and Investigating Serious Crime Applied Research
and two of the following:
Ethics and Society
The Labour Party
Global Terrorism and Society
In year 2 you will complete a six week placement. This will help you compete more effectively in the employment market. Many of our graduates obtain jobs as a direct result of their work placement.