Criminology and Cybercrime BSc (Hons)

This is your chance to examine criminology and cybercrime at one of the largest criminology departments in the country. You'll explore issues like cyber-security, online terrorism and digital forensics. After graduation you can take on roles in criminal justice agencies, local government, and private and public industries. In the digital age, crime is becoming more complex and diverse with the internet creating new types of crime and reinventing old ones. If you’re interested in fighting cybercrime, this combined course – the first of its kind in the UK – covers traditional criminology theory while exploring modern issues like cyber-security, online terrorism and digital forensics. You'll examine the methods and motivations of cybercriminals and learn first hand about the challenges of digital investigations. After the course, you'll be ready to take on roles in criminal justice agencies, local government, and private and public industries.

Course syllabus:

  1. Criminal Justice

  2. Cyberspace, Subcultures and Online Deviance

  3. Essential Skills for Criminologists

  4. Understanding Criminology

  5. Cyber Security and Forensic Computing

  6. Cyberlaw: Governance And Human Rights

  7. Questioning Criminology

  8. Researching Criminology

  9. Cybersecurity: Theory and Practice

  10. Dissertation / Major Project