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Students who wish to further their education can turn to a Bachelor of Science. This degree allows students an advantage in the career world, as well as the education department. Emphasis is placed on a specific focus area that the student chooses, one of which being criminology. What is a BSc in Criminology? The degree focuses on different aspects of the criminal justice system. It includes devia… Read more

Students who wish to further their education can turn to a Bachelor of Science. This degree allows students an advantage in the career world, as well as the education department. Emphasis is placed on a specific focus area that the student chooses, one of which being criminology.

What is a BSc in Criminology? The degree focuses on different aspects of the criminal justice system. It includes deviance, crime, public order, procedures in the system, and criminal actions. Students will study the relationship that lies between punishments and the behaviors that result in them. Social disorders are studied, as well as the outcome of those disorders. Students can expect to develop a proper perspective relating to crime. The analytical tools and methods that are required to research criminal acts and the ideas behind them will also be obtained.

Graduates with a degree in criminology will be more desirable to potential employers, as they will have the critical thinking skills required to perform the job. This program gives the student confidence in an unexpected industry.

Students looking to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Criminology will have various learning options. Each institution’s costs will vary depending on the school itself, the geographic location, and the amount of time the student takes to complete the degree.

Upon graduation, graduates have access to various entry-level positions. These may include social worker, government analyst, programmer, corrections officer, loss prevention specialist, and police officer. Other jobs may include becoming a forensic science technician, probation officer, operations planner, or criminologist. Some graduates may find their perfect career in becoming a criminal profiler, prison psychologist, insurance fraud investigator, or a private investigator.

Those interested in learning more about criminology or applying for admission to receive a Bachelor of Science in Criminology should do a little research. There are various schools both online and abroad where a student may earn this degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The BSc (Hons) Professional Policing 3-year degree will provide you with professional knowledge of the ethics, skills and attitudes that are critical to twenty-first-century p ... +

The BSc (Hons) Professional Policing 3-year degree will provide you with professional knowledge of the ethics, skills and attitudes that are critical to twenty-first-century policing. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the College of Policing National Curriculum for the role of a Police Constable under the National Policing Education Qualifications Framework. A range of key topics will be studied in the area of crime, criminology, law, terrorism, associated psychology, sociology and criminal investigation. -
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University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

As a criminology student at the University of Roehampton, you will be able to explore these fascinating questions, drawing from a range of other disciplines including sociolog ... +

As a criminology student at the University of Roehampton, you will be able to explore these fascinating questions, drawing from a range of other disciplines including sociology, psychology and law. Criminologists study crime, the criminal justice system and society’s response to the impact of criminal behaviour. To this exciting degree, you will study contemporary problems relating to crime prevention, criminalisation and social control. -
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University of Portsmouth
Southsea, United Kingdom

Why do people commit crimes? And what should we do about it? From offender to victim, punishment to rehabilitation, this BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree ask ... +

Why do people commit crimes? And what should we do about it? From offender to victim, punishment to rehabilitation, this BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree asks questions about the causes and consequences of crime. The answers may surprise you. They’ll certainly help you choose the right career path. As you become an expert on the criminal justice system in England and Wales, you’ll develop skills for a range of careers – from policing and prisons to probation and rehabilitation, as well as roles fighting fraud in the private sector or influencing Government policy. And because crime doesn’t respect borders, this course also gives you a uniquely international perspective. -
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European Forensic Institute
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This program is the result of a project that aims to apply the techniques of criminology both to criminal investigations and security. The BSc in Investigative Criminology and ... +

This program is the result of a project that aims to apply the techniques of criminology both to criminal investigations and security. The BSc in Investigative Criminology and Criminal Psychology is the most suitable Degree program for students who wish to operate in an emerging field of criminal investigation based on knowledge and technical skills that can be applied directly in the field and in police forces, private investigations, and corporate security. -
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Full-time
3 years
Italian, English
Oct 2023
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London Metropolitan University
London, United Kingdom

London has played a leading role in shaping the modern world's understanding of the origins of criminal behaviour. Our honours degree course in criminology will allow you to g ... +

London has played a leading role in shaping the modern world's understanding of the origins of criminal behaviour. Our honours degree course in criminology will allow you to gain a wider understanding of this hotly debated political and social issue, with an opportunity to specialise later on in your degree. During your time at London Met, you'll be taught by practitioners from the criminal justice sector including police and probation. -
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3 - 4 years
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Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Get exposure to the real world of crime and investigation. Our Cambridge-based degree course covers forensic science, crime scene processing, policing and the law.

Get exposure to the real world of crime and investigation. Our Cambridge-based degree course covers forensic science, crime scene processing, policing and the law. -
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3 years
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California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, USA

Become a better practitioner by studying criminological theory, the justice system, and law. You’ll develop the knowledge, skills, and ethical training that are essential for ... +

Become a better practitioner by studying criminological theory, the justice system, and law. You’ll develop the knowledge, skills, and ethical training that are essential for pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, the legal system, probation, and parole, or a variety of social service agencies. This program also prepares you for graduate studies in law, criminology, or public policy and administration. -
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Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, USA

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. It is an expanding field that addresses challenging issues such ... +

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. It is an expanding field that addresses challenging issues such as family dynamics, inequality, patterns of behavior, and forces for social change and resistance. Sociologists' research can be applied to virtually any aspect of social life, from crime to corporate downsizing. -
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Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the human mind. At Middlesex University Dubai, we offer a solid grounding in modern psychology – a body of theoretical and p ... +

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the human mind. At Middlesex University Dubai, we offer a solid grounding in modern psychology – a body of theoretical and practical knowledge concerning human behavior and experiences. This program combines a broad education in psychology with a specialist strand to understand the psychological aspects of criminal behavior and the legal system. -
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3 years
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St Mary’s University Twickenham, London
Twickenham, United Kingdom

Do you wish to understand the nature of social and political change at global, national and local levels? How about the roles of globalisation, modernity and identity in shapi ... +

Do you wish to understand the nature of social and political change at global, national and local levels? How about the roles of globalisation, modernity and identity in shaping these dynamics? Are you interested in social justice? Criminal justice? Do you wish to understand how, why and whom we punish? Do you wish to examine how crime and society are controlled and by whom? If so, criminology and sociology is the degree for you; exciting, contemporary and relevant. -
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University of Surrey
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Our research-led BSc (Hons) Criminology course will help you develop a critical perspective on contemporary problems relating to crime, deviance and social control, teaching y ... +

Our research-led BSc (Hons) Criminology course will help you develop a critical perspective on contemporary problems relating to crime, deviance and social control, teaching you the methods necessary to conduct and evaluate research in these areas. -
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