Prepare yourself for a career in the criminal justice system with UWS’s BA Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice (Policing).
This degree – the only one of its kind in Scotland – will help you develop expertise in criminology and criminal justice, social science, research methods, law and policy so that you’re ready to work in related areas in policing, prisons and the third sector.
After Year 2, you’ll have the option to continue to study criminal justice or to specialise in policing through our policing specialism options.
UWS work closely with experts and practitioners in criminal justice to provide a firm understanding of criminology and criminal justice in Scotland, the UK, Europe and internationally. The exciting degree includes topics such as: prisons and policing, forensics, terrorism, youth justice, victimology and exploring the journeys of those who come into contact with the justice system.
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths at National 5.
Entry to year 2 is possible with relevant HNC/D.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5.
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