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Sociology and Criminology

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

The BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology will give you a solid grounding in both disciplines with an emphasis on the value of empirical and theoretical approaches. The course explores the changing nature of the social world and of crime, and addresses the social, political, historical and individual forces behind such changes.

The context for both subjects is contemporary Highlands and Islands and British communities, as well as international perspectives, looking at their similarities and differences.

The degree also draws on other subjects such as history, research methods, social policy and socio-legal studies.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of this degree you may consider postgraduate study or research. You will also have a wide range of employment opportunities in the commercial, statutory and voluntary sectors including:

Teaching, Social work, Community work, Social policy and management, Policing.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

UCAS Code

L30C

Course Length

8 years

Department

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level

9/10