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Criminology and Criminal Justice

This course provides you with the opportunity to study two main subject areas; Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BA (Hons)) Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree

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Pathways Available

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Criminology examines theories and evidence relating to crime, criminals and victims, while Criminal Justice studies explore the various responses to crime and victims, from informal to formal legislative measures of social control and crime prevention; and examine the way in which the criminal justice system works – from policing through to imprisonment.

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Important
  • This course is available as a 4-year ‘with Placement Year’ option. Please apply for Criminology and Criminal Justice with Placement Year BA M93P

Why Study this Degree

During the course, students will be taught by staff who combine research careers with a real dedication for teaching which takes place in a friendly and informal environment.

A range of visiting speakers adds to the learning experience.

The structure of the degree allows students to specialise as well as to cover a wide range of options and to rise to the intellectual challenges of the subject area. The first year is designed to build student's confidence.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

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Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.

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