Criminology and Social Policy
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
International tuition: £13,100
Domestic tuition: £1,820
In Semesters 1-4, you’re required to take the following core modules: Social Differentiation - the effects that gender, age, ethnicity and status have on the way people are treated in different societies. Social Problems - contemporary social issues and policy responses, including crime, white collar crime and immigration crime. Understanding Social Policy - historical and theoretical perspectives on social policy analysis, including crime policy. The Development of Social Theory – an introduction to a range of social, particularly sociological, theoretical perspectives. Crime and Criminal Justice - the architecture of the criminal justice system, and evidence and explanations for crime and offending. You’ll also be able to choose three additional modules in any subject in semesters 1-4. In Semesters 5-8, you’ll take two core modules: Research Process is split into two modules. The first is an introduction to a range of research methods and a number of issues relating to the exploration of the social world. The second will give you a deeper understanding of research methods in sociology and social policy. You’ll also choose four advanced option modules, which could include: Crimes of the Powerful; Ageing; the Sociology of Childhood; Global Markets and Crime; Race and Ethnicity; and Gender, Crime and Justice. Final-year Honours students will undertake a research dissertation.
This program can be done
SQA Higher: ABBB or equivalents Foreign school leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill; Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component; IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17.
Criminology and Social Policy degree provides you with an excellent academic base if you’re considering careers in areas such as: the police social work prison service the civil service human rights agencies regulatory fields charitable foundations marketing or lobby groups This course covers a diverse range of topics and will equip you with a wide range of skills. The previous graduates have gone on to work in the public, private and third sectors, including careers in: social services education market research policy analysis human resources charity fundraising
Stirling , United Kingdom