Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road Campus. At Chester we offer you a dynamic and diverse course. We explore the relationship between criminological theories and criminal justice policies and practices. You will also look at explanations for crime and antisocial behaviour and how the police and courts deal with such matters. Additionally, you will study the role of punishment and the secure estate, and investigate crimes of the powerless and crimes of the powerful. The issue of human rights is integral to our analyses. The modules we offer place an emphasis on how a ‘sociological imagination’ can be used to address social issues. In studying Sociology, you will have the opportunity to foster strong communication skills and develop your ability to take part in reasoned debate and analysis about contemporary social concerns.