Criminology Study in the UK

Criminology in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Criminology.

UK Criminology Courses

Introduction to Criminology

A Criminology degree at a UK university will introduce and explain the criminal justice system in great detail, providing you with a wide variety of transferable skills that can help you forge a career in a variety of different fields and sectors.

Students will study a range of topics and modules including Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Society, Sociology of Crime and Control, Globalisation and Crime and Criminal Justice in Action, whilst you'll also benefit from training in criminological methods such as analysing big data, conducting interviews and using quantitative analysis.

Practical experience will see students investigate mock crime scenes and analyse evidence, while guest speakers will include judges, police and probation workers. Placements and work experience can also be found with local government forces.

Graduate Criminology Careers

Many Criminology graduates move into roles within the criminal justice system, pursuing careers in policing, crime prevention, victim support, the prison service, social work and probation.

Criminology Entry Requirements

It is vital Indian applicants have good communication skills and a demonstrable interest in the subject and course.

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 30 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: BBB, with a balance of arts, humanities or science subjects.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Criminology in the UK?

To learn more about the best Criminology courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Criminology universities in the Guardian University Guide 2020 below:

  1. Lancaster University
  2. University of Surrey
  3. Wrexham Glyndwr University
  4. University of Leeds
  5. University of Portsmouth
  6. University of Derby
  7. University of Stirling
  8. University of Manchester
  9. Queen's University Belfast
  10. University of Huddersfield

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