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Options with your degree

If you aren’t sure about what career path you want to follow with your criminology degree, we have created this resource specifically for you. Have a look and explore the links and suggestions

Options with a Degree in Criminology

Useful resources

Our Careers advisers have collated some useful websites to help you with your job searches and applications.

Final year top tips

This recording was made for a Y1 Criminology lecture in March 2021, but the information included is great for anyone interested in working for these organisations or in these careers in the future:

  • National Crime Agency,
  • Restorative Justice,
  • being a Probation Officer,
  • volunteering at the Citizens Advice Bureaux or for Strive TLC,
  • working as a Prison Office and the Unlocked graduate scheme, or
  • Lancashire Police.

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More ideas


If you aren’t sure about your future plans, the Prospects website can be a good starting point to generate ideas.

Options with a degree in Criminology

Finding a graduate job

Don’t forget to look at our graduate vacancies to explore where to find roles including those in the North West if you are planning to stay local once you graduate.

Edge Hill graduate vacancies Finding graduate vacancies in the North West

Developing skills

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills. Employers value experience developed in many different settings.

Volunteering Opportunities

Virtual work experience