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Undergraduate

Criminology with Law

BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

BA (Hons) with Foundation Year

The foundation year prepares you for learning at degree level and for thinking ‘criminologically’. You’ll study the following modules.

  • English Language for Academic Purposes 1
  • Academic Study Skills
  • Society and You
  • English Language for Academic Purposes 2
  • Introduction to Study in the Social Sciences
  • Making Society Work 

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,250

Overseas: £13,500

Foundation Year:

Home/EU students: £6,165

Overseas: £9,000


More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

UK & EU fees for 2018/19 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase.

Where you'll study

Hull Campus

Teaching and Assessment

Typical breakdown of teaching time - based on a core of 2,000 hours per year

Teaching and learning
Teaching and learning
YearScheduledPlacementIndependent Study
Foundation 20% 0% 80%
Y1 19% 0% 81%
Y2 21% 0% 79%
Final 17% 0% 83%
Assessment
Assessment
YearWrittenPracticalCoursework
Foundation 0% 0% 100%
Y1 16% 13% 71%
Y2 23% 7% 70%
Final 10% 5% 85%

About the course

Explore the diverse factors causing crime and how society responds to crime at one of the country’s most prestigious centres for criminology. Combining your studies with law, you’ll focus on the connection between crime and criminal justice and, in the process, you'll gain a sound understanding of the legal system. Our strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies open up fantastic avenues for work experience, work placements and job opportunities.

Hull pioneered the study of criminology more than 30 years ago and has an established reputation. Our criminology courses provide a multidisciplinary approach, so you’ll explore this fascinating and complex topic through a variety of perspectives. Our staff are experts in their field, and their research underpins the range of the modules you’ll study. If you don't have the qualifications to enter the programme directly, we also offer a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

What does ‘final validation pending’ mean?

We regularly review our courses to make sure they continue to meet our academic standards. Any new courses or changes to courses go through a validation or re-validation process. ‘Final validation pending’ means that we intend to offer this programme, but it hasn’t received final University approval yet. Please call our Admissions Service on 01482 466100 for confirmation that the course is approved and will be running.

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BA (Hons)

4 years

Entry requirements

Foundation Year entry requirements:

  • The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree.
  • We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application.
  • For applicants with A levels in subjects other than those key to the degree, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points from Level 3 qualifications.

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Future prospects

Demand for Criminology graduates has increased significantly in recent years and our degree equips you with the knowledge and skills that are invaluable for a career in the field of crime and criminal justice. Common career paths for Criminology graduates include the police, prison and probation services, the legal professions and academic or Civil Service research. With law as the minor subject of this degree, you can pursue a number of further avenues in the legal professions.

We hold an annual Criminal Justice careers event to introduce you to criminal justice and related organisations, helping you make vital career connections.

Once you have started studying at Hull, we are here to guide you at any point of your studies or subsequent career. This is one of the factors that distinguishes us from other universities and the reason our Careers Service was one of the first to be accredited against the new matrix standards. Matrix is the UK mark for advice, information and guidance services.

There's a range of services to assist you in development of skills looked for by employers, including skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability tests. We offer one-to-one advice and guidance – and you will have a named careers adviser for your subject.