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Criminology

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

Year 1: Psychology 1; Understanding Social Science Research; Introduction to Sociology 1 and 2; Criminology; Option.

Year 2: Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems in the UK; Criminological Theory; Youth and Crime; Quantitative Research; Social Psychology 1; Option.

Year 3: Crime, Control and Punishment; Qualitative Research in Practice; Options (four from Law and Society; Juvenile Justice; Penology; Violence, Victims and Society; Child Protection; Gender and the Law; Human Rights; Sexuality and Gender; Criminological and Investigative Psychology).

Year 4: Honours Project; Comparative and International Criminology; Options (three from Criminological Problems; Social Identities; Forensic and Legal Psychology; Culture, Media and Crime; Surveillance and Society; Abnormal Psychology).

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including English or another English based subject plus Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBC or BBBC including English or another English based subject at B plus Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

M900

Course Length

4 years

Department

Criminology, Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors