United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

Criminal Justice BA Hons

Develop expertise across criminal justice theory, research and policy on this 4-year Honours programme – with the possibility of specialising in Policing. You will explore the concepts, structures, organisations and processes involved with the prevention, investigation and prosecution of crime. You will study the workings of the criminal law and criminal court system, and examine the treatment of offenders within society. In Years 3 and 4 you may be able to specialise in Policing, subject to satisfactory academic performance. This degree, the only one of its kind in Scotland, will prepare you for employment in the police and prison services, criminal courts and the fiscal, third sector criminal justice services and in roles such as general administration and management. Graduates will also find opportunities in restorative justice and mediation, community safety and working with offenders, victims and witnesses.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Paisley Campus,Paisley
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,250
  • Wales Year 1 £7,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,250
  • International Year 1 £10,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Lanarkshire Campus,Hamilton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,250
  • Wales Year 1 £7,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,250
  • International Year 1 £10,000