Crime and Criminology (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons)

Whether you're looking to start a career in policing, probation or security, or advance in your current career in these sectors, this BSc (Hons) Crime and Criminology distance learning degree course will help you get where you want to be. As well as developing subject-specific expertise around crime, deviance and control, you'll improve your intellectual and critical skills and get expert teaching from leading academics from the University's Institute of Criminal Justice Studies. You'll use our virtual learning environment so you can learn at your own pace and combine your studies with other commitments. After the course, you'll be set for a career in areas such as the police, probation, crime prevention and community safety, security, youth justice, crime analysts and research and victim support.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Criminal Justice

  2. Introduction To Research Skills

  3. Studying Criminology

  4. Understanding Criminology

  5. Issues In Criminal Justice

  6. Issues In Criminology

  7. Penology

  8. Research Methods

  9. Social Context Of Policing

  10. Contemporary Criminologies

  11. Victimology - Victimisation and the Criminal Justice System

  12. Dissertation