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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

2021 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 ABCC or BBBC including English or another English based subject 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