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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a popular undergraduate degree that provides the education necessary for many types of careers.  A BA also prepares students for advanced paths of study, such as a master’s or doctorate degree.

The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.

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Arden courses at GISMA

If the human mind and behavior fascinate you, this course will answer any burning questions you may have about what compels certain individuals to commit a crime and how ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology & Psychology

If the human mind and behavior fascinate you, this course will answer any burning questions you may have about what compels certain individuals to commit a crime and how society determines what exactly makes a crime. Though psychology and criminology are similar, there are also many differences. Psychology is the study of human behavior whereas criminology focuses on crimes. This course will see you studying multiple different areas including the justice system, political policy, law, and more. This program will allow you to delve deeper into the topics by giving you great insight into developmental, cognitive, biological and social psychology. You will also learn about the biggest case studies in this area.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Law Business School

The BA Business (FinTech) with Law is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management, FinTech ... [+]

BA (Hons) Business (Fintech) with Law with Foundation Year

The BA Business (FinTech) with Law is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management, FinTech and law. In particular, the role of new technologies and how they influence the world of commerce and law. Students who are looking to pursue a career in business with a particular interest in working within the commercial transactions or business development areas.

The degree programme is designed so that the Foundation Year provides an underpinning year, incorporating both academic and work/professional related learning, for applicants needing to improve their knowledge and understanding of business and its related skills. The year provides students with knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management along with the necessary skills needed to participate in the undergraduate business programmes at levels 4, 5 and 6. ... [-]

United Kingdom London Leeds Manchester Birmingham  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

Our BA (Hons) Criminology* is a three-year degree, aimed at students who are seeking employment in either the criminal justice sector or associated fields. The course is ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology*

Our BA (Hons) Criminology* is a three-year degree, aimed at students who are seeking employment in either the criminal justice sector or associated fields. The course is designed by practising criminologists. It has a high level of face-to-face tuition, with a teaching team which includes practising criminologists in some centres. Students will develop an understanding of key criminology concepts and theories, looking at areas such as cybercrime, migration, terrorism, trafficking, mass incarceration and, drugs and the role they play in the Criminal Justice system. Different perspectives of criminology will be explored including feminism, race and cultural approaches.... [-]

United Kingdom London Birmingham Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden University

Our Criminal Justice degree allows you to gain a better understanding of the causes, consequences and prevention of crime from social, legal, political and personal persp ... [+]

Our Criminal Justice degree allows you to gain a better understanding of the causes, consequences and prevention of crime from social, legal, political and personal perspectives. Through exploring criminal behaviour and how it’s controlled by society, you will gain a sound understanding of the relationship between criminal justice and social justice.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.

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United Kingdom Coventry
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate

Our exciting Criminology degree was one of the first undergraduate degrees of its kind to be taught in the UK. You'll hear from invited speakers, learn from practitioner ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology

Our exciting Criminology degree was one of the first undergraduate degrees of its kind to be taught in the UK. You'll hear from invited speakers, learn from practitioner experience, and you may get the chance to become a special constable.

The BA (Hons) Criminology course offers an exciting combination of the theory, policy and practice of criminology and criminal justice studies. You'll have the opportunity to take a number of modules underpinned by cutting-edge research and strong relationships with the police, the probation service, and other criminal justice agencies.

Why choose this course? You'll have the chance to specialise through choosing distinctive optional modules, delivered by experts in their subjects. All modules draw on external practitioners' experiences and knowledge to provide additional real-world perspectives. You can gain unique insights into the practical dimensions of criminology through accredited work experience opportunities in a number of organisations. There is also the opportunity to study abroad through our Erasmus+ programme, as well as the option to undertake a research project that will make a difference to a local organisation's work within the community. What you'll study ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Vesalius College

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing i ... [+]

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing issues in national and global politics.

The interdisciplinary curriculum is built on the disciplines of politics, economics, law and history and enables students to understand the complex dynamics, core debates, processes, institutions and major challenges of European and International Affairs. Students not only acquire the knowledge needed for a career in International Affairs but also develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to apply theories and concepts learned to real-life problems. In addition to being taught by dedicated professors, students benefit from the first-hand experience of senior European and international policymakers, diplomats and practitioners. By drawing on world-class academics and highly-experienced policymakers, students gain fundamental insight into both the theoretical and practical, hands-on dimensions of politics, economics and law. Prestigious internships at the offices of major Brussels-based institutions, NGOs and global think tanks complement and deepen the practical aspects of their studies.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you interested in why people commit crime or become victims of crime? If so, then this course could be for you. Discover the political, ... [+]

Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you interested in why people commit crime or become victims of crime? If so, then this course could be for you. Discover the political, personal and social aspects of crime with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

The course goes that little bit further by including criminal justice and examining how offenders and victims are treated by the criminal justice system. The subject is developing rapidly as new areas of study open up for criminological investigation. You’ll explore issues concerning how crime is defined and managed in our society and will have the opportunity to specialise so that you can tailor your degree depending on the career path you are interested in e.g. policing, the prison service or social work.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of the most serious concerns we face as a society, such as: What causes crime and criminal behaviour? Can crime be prevented? How and why should we punish offenders? How does criminal justice link to social justice? The course requires a critical engagement with criminology theory, research methods and the history of crime and punishment.

Why study this subject?

Studying BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide you with a range of skills and knowledge useful for a career within the criminal justice system or in other areas such as public policy, social work or local government. You will gain an understanding of the social and personal aspects of crime, develop critical thinking skills, and become confident in your ability to analyse and reflect upon different sociological, legal and economic theories. You will also gain transferable skills in research, time management and written communication.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
48 months
Online
University of the South Pacific USP

Apart from the prescribed Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme, Law is also offered as a discipline which can be taken in combination with disciplines of different areas of i ... [+]

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme consists of 24 courses of which 8 courses are at 100-level, 8 courses are at 200-level and 8 courses are at 300-level including 2 x 100-level university courses and 2 x 200-level university courses. The disciplines permitted as a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor of Arts in Law

Apart from the prescribed Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme, Law is also offered as a discipline which can be taken in combination with disciplines of different areas of interest. Offered by the School of Law (SOL) to provide you with a rich and rewarding experience in legal education.

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Fiji Suva
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Kaunas University of Technology

In a world where problems go beyond borders and disciplines, where threats, that were previously thought to be independent, are found to be interconnected, where distinct ... [+]

Overview

In a world where problems go beyond borders and disciplines, where threats, that were previously thought to be independent, are found to be interconnected, where distinctions between what is domestic policy and what is foreign policy are becoming more and more tenuous, students need training and perspective to break down disciplinary silos. This is a perfect study programme for those who aspire to become policy research specialists. This programme provides deep knowledge of social research implementation, reveals possibilities to analyse public policy and security problems by combining various scientific approaches.

Career

Student’s competences

Knowledge of national and international policy, and various areas of safety policies; Knowledge and analysis of cases of Lithuanian and foreign policies using qualitative and quantitative social research methods.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Royal Roads University

The MA in Justice Studies is a two-year, interdisciplinary graduate program and stresses the importance of a collaborative and problem focused approach to justice. Recogn ... [+]

Overview

The MA in Justice Studies is a two-year, interdisciplinary graduate program and stresses the importance of a collaborative and problem focused approach to justice. Recognizing the multi-problematic aspects of complex social issues, this transdisciplinary approach is essential in understanding the complexity of a problem and in developing effective solutions often missed under more traditional approaches to justice.

Delivery Model ONLINE LEARNING

The majority of this program is experienced through online learning. Online courses enable you to meet the demands of work and family while studying. Using our web-based learning platform, you will access your reading materials, complete individual and group assignments, and engage with the rest of your classmates and instructors; online from anywhere. Each online course will be nine weeks in length, with a two-week break between courses.... [-]

Canada Victoria
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Northeastern Illinois University

In Justice Studies we seek to discover the social and historical roots of justice and injustice and examine how popular understandings of these shape public policies, inc ... [+]

In Justice Studies we seek to discover the social and historical roots of justice and injustice and examine how popular understandings of these shape public policies, including those of the criminal justice system. We study systematic explanations for the failure (or triumph) of justice in society and explore the potential for transformative justice. Through critical inquiry, social science investigation, and experiential learning, Justice Studies students develop an understanding of social and economic justice issues and critical criminology, which studies the structural roots of crime and takes up the legal and social concerns of diverse, urban, low-income and disenfranchised communities whose members are often clients of the criminal justice system.... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Students on this course gain a detailed knowledge of two fast-developing and exciting subject areas, as well as being able to choose modules according to their own intere ... [+]

Overview

On this course, you will gain a detailed knowledge of two fast-developing and exciting subject areas, as well as being able to choose modules according to your interests.

Criminology is concerned not just with crime, how it is defined, experienced and explained, but also with the different ways in which individuals and societies respond to it. It is an interdisciplinary area of study that draws on insights from sociology, social policy, law and the social sciences more generally.

Criminologists adopt different theoretical perspectives and use a range of research methods to increase our understanding of crime and criminal justice. They are interested in offenders (and how they are defined), in the victims of crime, in the social contexts in which crime and victimisation take place, and in ways of controlling crime - whether that is through changing social policies to do with housing, education and welfare, or through the work of specialist institutions like the police, probation and prison services.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
University of Bucharest

Bachelor of Law While the Romanian Licentia degree is obtained in four years after admission to the Faculty of Law, the License in French law is granted after the third y ... [+]

Bachelor of Law While the Romanian Licentia degree is obtained in four years after admission to the Faculty of Law, the License in French law is granted after the third year, in accordance with the regulations of Bologna. The fourth year in France corresponds to the Master's degree in Law or first year of Master.

During these three years of License, students acquire a solid general culture along three axes:

the fundamental principles of European law (history, institutions, architecture and legal order, European human rights law, European criminal law)basic general knowledge of French Private Law (Law of Obligations, Business Law, Company Law, Labor Law)a comparative or international reading in the fields of Public Law (Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Administrative Law, International Economic Law)... [-]
Romania Bucharest
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Westminster

Immigration, crime, social injustice and youth unemployment make headline news almost daily. These are the key issues of our time. If you’re interested in such issues and ... [+]

Course summary

Immigration, crime, social injustice and youth unemployment make headline news almost daily. These are the key issues of our time. If you’re interested in such issues and want to understand how social structures impact on people's everyday lives and interactions, or how criminal justice relates to social justice, then you should consider studying sociology and criminology. Combined, these two disciplines develop your sociological and criminological imagination and answer questions about society and its various institutions.

You’ll be taught by active researchers, whose expertise includes human rights, migration, comparative and transnational criminology, convict criminology, youth justice, terrorism studies, psychology of crime, education, gender and sexuality, ‘race’ and ethnicity, social movements, families, media and cultural studies. As a student on the Sociology and Criminology BA, you’ll have access to a wide range of specialist option modules in both disciplines, and you’ll have the opportunity to take a work experience module where you can put into practice the personal and professional skills you will develop while studying.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus