401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies - University of Plymouth

Put your incisive mind and probing skills to best use as a decision-maker, policy developer or in assisting in the treatment of offenders. This course offers you an excellent toolkit of analytical and practical skills to examine how and why people commit crime and how we, as a society, deal with criminality. Whether it’s probation, policing, youth justice, community safety or victim services you’ll develop your critical skills and graduate primed to embark on your future career path. * Make a difference – draw on our inter-disciplinary approach to study, with a focus on contemporary issues, to gain real insight into the nature of crime, the workings of the criminal justice system and the society around you and equip yourself with the skills to bring about change. * Boost your chances of finding that perfect first job and gain hands-on experience by volunteering with local and national criminal justice agencies. * Equip yourself with in-demand skills – our graduates are highly sought after by a range of criminal justice agencies, including the police, probation, prison and youth justice services. * Open doors to a career in the private, public or third sector – highly transferable skills mean you will find career opportunities in a diverse range of settings. * An optional placement year enhances your career prospects. With the help of a dedicated placement team seek a placement with a criminology and criminal justice system related agency and boost your employability.