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Comments about BA Criminology - At the institution - London - Greater London
In recent years crime has become an increasingly central focus of public concern and political debate. This degree gives you an environment in which to study crime and deviance and their social regulation and control. The course consists of core modules which provide you with methodological skills as well as the theoretical tools required to become a criminology practitioner. You can also choose from a range of specialist modules including the Criminology of Pleasure, Cybercrime and Gender and Crime. The course provides you with a knowledge of the institutions and apparatus which govern the field of crime which is useful for policing, probation work, victim support and many other careers.
You should have at least 200 points, including two or more A-levels. English Language GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent) is also required. These requirements may be varied in individual cases.
For Single Honours you take eight modules at each level. Joint Honours involves four modules from each level in Criminology, plus four from your other subject. You may also choose a Major/Minor after level 1.
* Introduction to Criminology
* Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
* Studying Law
* Criminal Law I
* IT and Society
* Trends in Contemporary Society
* Crime in Context
* Measuring Crime
* Interpreting Crime and Criminals
* Law, Justice and Society
* Gender and Crime
* Crime and the Media
* Crime Control
* Power, Violence and the State
* Popular Resistance
* Punishment and Modern Society
* Criminology Project
* Serious and Serial Offenders
* Criminology of Pleasure