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Criminology and Criminal Behaviour

This degree will prepare you for a career in the criminal justice sector - in the criminal justice system or in the wider field of offending behaviour.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BA (Hons)) Criminology and Criminal Behaviour

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero | International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

In this course you will benefit from high quality criminology teaching, and also build a strong understanding of the social psychology behind criminal justice and offending behaviour.

Through this course you will gain invaluable experience of working in the criminal justice sector; our Sociology and Criminology Division has strong links with industry, business and related socio-legal professions meaning you’ll benefit from unique placement opportunities.

Upon graduation you’ll have a wide range of career opportunities open to you, as well as the ability to undertake further study in areas such as law or psychology.

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  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

Bradford has an experienced, highly-qualified and strongly research-active teaching team.

The University of Bradford is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes.

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 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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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences