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Criminology

Highland Theological College UHI

Venues

Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

The BA (Hons) Criminology provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop a critical understanding of the major theories deployed throughout criminology.

Criminology draws on a wide range of human and social science disciplines and is both a theoretical and empirical subject, with many of criminology’s most significant advances achieved through empirical studies. Core to this programme is developing clear and confident research methods and analysis skills. You will also develop a critical understanding of the local, national and international context of crime, offenders, victimisation and responses to crime (including cybercrime).

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC or above including 2 relevant subjects. Advanced entry possible with relevant HNC.

For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years

Department

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level

10