BA (Hons) Criminology and Law

Do you want to work in the fields of law or criminology, but you feel like you need a bit more preparation and assistance? With the criminology and law degree with foundation year, you'll acquire the skills and self-assurance required to be successful in degree-level studies. Following your foundational year, you'll move on to undergraduate study and continue to strengthen and expand your talents as you pursue everything from legal studies to the psychological and social facets of criminology.

You will get the chance to examine criminal law from every possible perspective while earning your degree in criminology and law. You'll study the English legal system, criminal law, and human rights problems as well as how crime is managed and prevented through policing and criminal justice.

University Arden University
Degree BA (Hons) Criminology and Law
Level of study Foundation Year (Y0) / First Year (Y1)
Start date September, October, November, February, May
Duration 3 or 4 years (with foundation year)
Location ONLINE
Delivery Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings
Hours per week 9-12h
Fees £6935
Finances Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

Course Overview

You don't necessarily need to have a certain vocation in mind to enroll in the criminology and law undergraduate program, though. All aspects of legal studies will be covered, including the connection between crime, society, and the law as well as the political, psychological, and social facets of criminology and crime prevention.

The course's multidisciplinary approach will also motivate you to recognize the scholarly and professional links between the domains of criminology and law. As you move through the course, you'll soon begin to have a better sense of which professional path you want to concentrate on.

Entry Requirements
Funding & Fees

Foundation Year

● Using Numeracy, IT and Data
● Research Skills and Using Information
● Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
● Developing Academic Skills
● Crime and Law in Context
● Psychology of Everyday Life

Year 2

● Effective Interdisciplinary Study
● Crime and Society
● Criminal Justice System
● English Legal System
● Criminal Law
● Law and Ethics

Year 3

● Research and Ethics in Action
● Contemporary Debates in Criminology
● Civil Liberties and Human Rights
● Policing & Police Powers
● Law of Tort 1 - Tort of Negligence
● Law of Tort 2 - Land and Other Torts

Year 4

● Cybercrime
● Youth Justice
● Crime Prevention
● Law of Evidence
● Research Planning & Project

Standard entry:

● Passes at grade C (grade 4) or above in three subjects at GCSE level OR 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.
● High School diploma from your native country

Non-standard entry:

● All applicants can apply based on their work experience - 12 months of work experience is required. Consequently, academic qualifications/diploma is not required.
● To sum up, you don’t need any qualifications to be accepted at the university or college. You just need to pass English Test - Duolingo.

English language requirements

● All applicants must pass Duolingo English Test. You don’t need to pay for English Test - we provide you with a free voucher.
● All applicants must score an overall of 105 points on the Duolingo English Test to be accepted.
● All applicants cannot achieve lower scores per each component as per the below table.

Duolingo Minimum Required Score
Overall Band 105
Comprehension 105
Literacy 95
Conversation 85
Production 75

● Assignments
● Essays
● Presentations
● Case studies
● Portfolios of work

Funding for your studies

All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

Tuition Fee Loans

Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

Maintenance Loan is NOT eligible for studying ONLINE.

Enrolling for July & September 2023

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