Planit


Criminal Justice/Criminal Justice (Policing)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

Develop expertise across criminal justice theory, research and policy on this four-year Honours programme – with the possibility of specialising in Policing. You will explore the concepts, structures, organisations and processes involved with the prevention, investigation and prosecution of crime. You will study the workings of the criminal law and criminal court system, and examine the treatment of offenders within society.

In years 3 and 4 you may be able to specialise in Policing, or continue with the broader Criminal Justice curriculum. This degree, the only one of its kind in Scotland, will prepare you for employment in the police and prison services, criminal courts and the fiscal, third sector criminal justice services and in roles such as general administration and management. Graduates will also find opportunities in restorative justice and mediation, community safety and working with offenders, victims and witnesses.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB or ABBC plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

M211

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk