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Criminology

Eager to make a difference? Criminology at Edge Hill is a great place to start, whether you want to focus on this area alone or combine it with another related subject. You’re sure to have all the support and resources you need to succeed – we’re 3rd in the North West for student experience*.

Working with our law and policing students, you’ll learn what it takes to team up to solve society’s problems. With the freedom to pick from a range of modules, you’ll be able to specialise too. Prepare for careers in youth justice, welfare rights, research and more. Become the next Edge Hill graduate to secure a rewarding job – 95.2% of our graduates are employed or in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-20).

*Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 – Criminology

Tailor your course to suit your interests by choosing from our range of optional modules, taught by specialist tutors.

Learn how justice links to policing, politics, terrorism, gender and more on our cross-discipline modules.

Develop the skills you need to kickstart your career - in youth justice, prison services, welfare rights and more.

Childhood & Youth Studies and Criminology

BA (Hons)

Examine the lives of children and young people in the UK and across the globe. Explore all aspects of crime and the criminal justice system. And investigate the interaction between these two fascinating areas.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Criminology

BA (Hons)

What is the relationship between power, crime and social change? Are you interested in learning about the whole spectrum of crime, from antisocial behaviour and corporate crime to genocide? Our dynamic criminology degree could be for you.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Criminology and Law

BA (Hons)

Are you interested in learning about crime and criminal justice alongside key legal principles? Perhaps you’re thinking ahead to becoming a solicitor or barrister? Criminology and law go hand in hand in this dynamic degree.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Criminology and Psychology

BA (Hons)

Eager to learn about crime, criminal justice and the fundamental principles of psychology? Fascinated by the science of mind and behaviour? Our criminology and psychology degree combines both subjects in a lively and engaging fashion.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Criminology and Sociology

BA (Hons)

Immerse yourself in the study of crime, harm and the criminal justice system. Understand how society works and changes. Prepare for a wide range of potential careers and visit London and a European city as part of your course.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Politics and Criminology

BA (Hons)

Examine the relationship between power, crime and social and political change as you combine the study of political systems, institutions and policy-making with all aspects of crime, its causes and criminal justice.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Psychology & Criminology

BSc (Hons)

Explore the complexities of the criminal justice system in our psychology and criminology degree. Understand the relationship between the mind and criminal behaviour. Begin an exciting career in psychology on a degree accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour

BSc (Hons)

Study criminal justice and applied criminology to develop a psychosocial understanding of offending behaviour and offender management on this multi-disciplinary degree. Explore the factors that contribute to crime and offending and examine the punishment and treatment of offenders.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Eager to make a difference? Criminology at Edge Hill is a great place to start, whether you want to focus on this area alone or combine it with another related subject. Working with our law and policing students, you’ll learn what it takes to team up to solve society’s problems.
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The course has ignited a true passion for the things that interest and excite me. I’ve become inspired to explore and consider issues that I hadn’t thought about before.

Ellis Brennan

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

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Molly Myers

Every time I go to a lecture I learn something new - your mind just opens up and the world becomes a bit bigger.

Mollie Myers

BA (Hons) Criminology

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University helps you discover who you really are and what you really believe in.

Nathan Ryding

BA (Hons) Politics and Criminology

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Facilities

The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the School of Law, Criminology and Policing.

The three-storey building includes a 250-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning.

Elsewhere on campus, there is a mooting room (a mock courtroom) and the EHU Police Training and Simulation Facility, part of which is furbished as a police station, which simulates a wide range of crime scenes.

Law and Psychology

Mooting Room

Police Training and Simulation Facility

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