This degree will give you the opportunity to examine the many factors involved in criminal behaviour and how society responds through the criminal justice system.
You will study the most important theories of crime and deviance and their relevance to contemporary criminal justice policy, research, and practice.
Alongside this, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the structures of the criminal justice system, covering the courts, prison, the probation service, and the police.
Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.
WHY CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE AT SWANSEA?
Based at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, you will benefit from being part of a lively and diverse research and teaching environment.
We also enjoy an enviable reputation for our teaching, with Criminology being ranked:
- 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2019)
- 4th in the UK (Times & Sunday Times 2019)
You will be joining a university that is in the UK top five for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top ten for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
YOUR CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPERIENCE
Our flexible degree structure with a range of optional modules in your second and third years gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions for postgraduate study.
We can support you with arranging work placement opportunities in a wide range of settings, both in the UK and abroad.
CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Studying a BSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University can lead to a range of careers. Our graduates go on to a wide variety of occupations, which include working in:
Community Development, Criminal Justice, Local Government, the Police Force, Postgraduate Study, the Prison Service, the Probation Service, Research, Social Work, Education, Training, UK Government, Victim Support and Voluntary Organisations.