601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom

Linguistics and Criminology - University of Huddersfield

**Language is central to the way all aspects of society are conducted, including crime and the criminal justice system. This course enables you to investigate language using some of the techniques and frameworks of modern linguistics and develop a thorough understanding of the major criminological concepts, theories and perspectives.** Why Linguistics and Criminology? - State-of-the-art facilities including a forensic linguistics lab, a research and resource centre and conference labs - Opportunity to take a five-week placement as part of the ‘Language in the Workplace’ module - Get involved in the writing, editing and production of the popular department linguistics magazine, Babel - Our team of English academic staff are ranked in the top 5 in the UK for the quality of their research publications (REF 2014) - You’ll have the chance to hear from guest speakers such as police officers, drug outreach workers or criminal justice staff - You’ll take part in debates about the latest issues, such as why people commit crime as well as the opportunity to investigate some fascinating topics such as sexual offending, cyber and environmental crime The course aims to equip you for the real world by educating you to understand, analyse and critique the communication going on around you with particular relevance to the criminal justice system. The kinds of careers that relate most closely to this course lie in the police and criminal justice system as well as in forensic linguistics and speech analysis.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom