Criminology with Policing BSc (Hons)

Why choose this course?

This course will enable you study a wide range of criminological subjects, considering the causes of crime and its consequences for individuals and society. You will learn about the way the criminal justice system works, and how crime is represented in society. You will consider responses to crime, through crime prevention strategies, imprisonment and community service. This course has a special emphasis on the role of the police in society, policing in different contexts, the ethics of police investigations, policies and decisions affecting policing priorities, and the practice of policing in real world situations.

Please note: this course is still subject to validation.

Attendance UCAS code/apply Year of entry
3 years full time TBC 2024
4 years full time including professional placement TBC 2024

Please note: this course is subject to validation.

Location Penrhyn Road

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Through a work placement or volunteering internship option you will be able to apply and practice your skills and gain valuable experience for your future career. The special emphasis on policing in this programme is particularly well suited to a future career in the police force.
  • You will learn about police investigation and debate ethics through a case study approach.
  • You will learn from fieldwork and practitioners to root your studies in real world contexts.

What you will study

You will learn about the way the criminal justice system works, and how crime is represented in society. You will consider responses to crime, through crime prevention strategies, imprisonment and community service. This course has a special emphasis on the role of the police in society, policing in different contexts, the ethics of police investigations, policies and decisions affecting policing priorities, and the practice of policing in real world situations.

Entry requirements

Typical offer 2023

UCAS tariff points:

  • 112-128 UCAS tariff points (to include at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications).

Typical offer and UCAS points explained

Like most universities, we use the UCAS Tariff point system for our course entry requirements.

Find out more about UCAS Tariff points and see how A-level, AS level, BTEC Diploma and T-level qualifications translate to the points system.

Who teaches this course?

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on this course. The team includes senior academics and professional practitioners with industry experience. Postgraduate research students may also contribute to the teaching of seminars under the supervision of the module leader. The following group of staff members are currently involved in the delivery of different elements of this course. This pool is subject to change at any time within the academic year.  

Course fees and funding

2023/24 fees for this course

Tuition fee for this course to be confirmed.

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Our undergraduate fees and funding section provides information and advice on money matters.

After you graduate

Graduates will be well placed for careers in the Police service as well as other areas associated with the criminal justice system and advocacy. For example, the Prison and Probation Service, crime research, social welfare, local and central government.

Course changes and regulations

The information on this page reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. To improve your student experience and the quality of your degree, we may review and change the material information of this course. Course changes explained.

Programme Specifications for the course are published ahead of each academic year.

Regulations governing this course can be found on our website.