Sociology and Criminology

HTC (Highland Theological College)


Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


If you are interested in studying crime and society, then the BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology degree will give you a solid grounding in both disciplines. The course offers students the opportunity to study a wide range of sociological and criminological themes and topics across a broad sweep of modules, emphasising the value of empirical and theoretical approaches.? This is achieved by exploring the changing nature of the social world and of crime, and addressing the social, political, historical and individual forces behind such changes.

The degree also offers the opportunity to study other Humanities subjects such as history, literature, archaeology, politics, and theology.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects.

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





BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level