Gain a deeper understanding of how we define, classify and respond to crime, and why people commit crimes on this fascinating Criminology degree.
Criminology is a social science examining the nature of law making and how society is 'policed'. You will study all aspects of crime, learning how it is controlled and regulated in modern societies.
This is a flexible degree. In the first two years you will concentrate on the fundamentals of criminology and sociology.
A strong emphasis is placed on on developing your research skills, which are highly valued in the workplace. Whether it's collaboration, assessing evidence, writing reports, researching or completing project work, your criminology studies will make you extremely employable.
2024 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including English or another English based subject plus National 5 English and a science subject (National 4 Maths or Applications of Maths accepted instead of National 5 Science subject).
Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBC including English or another English based subject at B plus National 5 English and a science subject (National 4 Maths or Applications of Maths accepted instead of National 5 Science subject).
For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including English or another English based subjects plus History or Modern Studies.
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