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Criminology (Policing) BA Honours

Middlesex University
In London (Grossbritannien)

£ 9.250 - (10.376 )
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Tipologie Bachelor's degree
Beginn London (Grossbritannien)
Dauer 3 Years
Beginn September 2018
  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Grossbritannien)
  • Dauer:
    3 Years
  • Beginn:
    September 2018

The police are a key agent within criminal justice and our degree, taught by leading academics, studies policing in depth. You will use insights from our internationally renowned research to inform your studies.

Why study BA Criminology (Policing) at Middlesex?

Our criminology degree was one of the first in the world and our department continues to produce internationally revered research to investigate models of crime. You will gain specialist expertise in policing through studying this fascinating strand of criminology, which can also fast track your entry into the police force. Policing is a complex and intricate process that requires you to learn the political, social and economic contexts that impact its effectiveness, and investigate the many forms of criminal activity from white collar crime to gang culture.

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Voraussetzungen: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Beginn Sep-2018
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Skills and Training
Operational Plans
Analytical skills
Criminal Justice
probation service
Explaining Crime
Late Modernity


You will study the role of the police as a controlling mechanism and critically examine the models used to: preserve law and order; detect and reduce crime; engage with the community; and examine the function of the police at a local, national and international level.

You will learn to understand the intricacies of the criminal justice system and discover how different agencies such as the police, probation service, courts and prisons interact. Because our degree offers a theoretical approach to policing, you will develop a strategic understanding of its systems, placing you one step ahead in your career.

What will you gain?
You will develop research skills that will enable you to analyse a range of publications in both print and digital from within government criminal justice agencies and other informed organisations.

You will develop advanced analytical skills that will enable you to critically evaluate a wide range of materials including theory and policies, strategies, and operational plans.

You will develop excellent awareness of how policy is created, interpreted and implemented, and how this informs society. You will also be able to draw on a wide range of criminological theories and concepts in order to develop a debate or discussion and to justify your conclusions.

You can find more information about this course in the programme specification.
Year 1
Crime and Control in Social Context (30 Credits) Compulsory
Explaining Crime (30 Credits) Compulsory
Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology (30 Credits) Compulsory
Understanding Contemporary Society: Issues and Debates (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Criminology in Late Modernity (30 Credits) Compulsory
Policing (30 Credits) Compulsory
Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 Credits) Compulsory
Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 3
Dissertation (30 Credits) Compulsory
Homicide and Serious Crime Investigation (30 Credits) Compulsory
Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 Credits) Optional
Special Constabulary (30 Credits) Optional
Violent Crime (30 Credits) Optional
Organised and White Collar Crime (30 Credits) Optional
Children as Victims and Offenders (30 Credits) Optional
Gangs and Group Offending (30 Credits) Optional
Justice, Punishment and Human Rights (30 Credits) Optional
Environmental Justice and Green Criminology (30 Credits) Optional

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£11,500 per year