Undergraduate BA (Hons)


Explore why people commit crime, the cause and effect of deviant behaviour, and the response of society.


Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
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  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Explore crime as a vast political and cultural topic that concerns and affects everyone.

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Be introduced to a range of perspectives on crime and its impact on society
  • Develop a solid grounding in the theories that sit at the core of criminology
  • Cultivate a deeper understanding of our current responses to crime with a view to helping shape more effective policies and legislation in the future
  • Develop the academic, personal and professional skills needed to forge a successful career in a variety of roles, whether you want to work with offenders, the victims of crime or in organisations tasked with reducing offending

You’ll learn from a teaching team working at the forefront of criminological theories such as policing, prostitution studies, domestic violence, sexual offending, as well as race and crime.

Why study Criminology at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Benefit from industry expertise
  2. The course is informed by the latest research
  3. 92% of Criminology students said staff were good at explaining things*

*National Student Survey 2020

Student view BA (Hons) Criminology student Nusrat talks about her experiences at Leeds Beckett.

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