Criminology Undegraduate (Undergrad)




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Annual tuition fees

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4 Years



Please note that we are not currently accepting any further applications from international students requiring a Student Route visa for intakes occurring between September 2022 and May 2023. The next available intake is September 2023.

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List of Programs

  1. BA Criminology
  2. BA Criminology and Sociology
  3. BA Criminology and Policing


Academic Requirements

  • A Level: BBC
  • UCAS Tariff Points*: 112
  • IB: 27
  • Access: Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 24 Distinctions

You will also need to possess Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language, or equivalent qualifications.


English Tests Requirements



An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component

University English test

ULET has been developed to evaluate your level of English for undergraduate or postgraduate study. It is accepted by our University as proof of your English level. It also meets the visa requirements for the UK Visa Immigration (UKVI). You can take all four components online and free of charge.

About Faculty

Study Criminology
Our criminology courses have been specially designed by experienced criminologists to help you develop an understanding of criminological and sociological concepts and theories.

Why study criminology?

Looking at a wide range of current issues surrounding the topic of crime, you will be able to apply this knowledge to various areas around crime and the law. Through our selection of compulsory and elective modules you will have the opportunity to study areas such as drugs, cybercrime, migration, criminal psychology, terrorism, trafficking and marginalisation.

Our criminology courses are aimed at those looking to work in the criminal justice field, as well as connected sectors. You will learn through a variety of group sessions, workshops and digital media resources before completing either a dissertation or a research project and a research methods module in your final year.

Why study criminology courses with us?

Here at The University of Law, we strive to ensure that our criminology degrees benefit from both a theoretical and vocational background, meaning that you can obtain a wide variety of analytical, research and problem solving skills. We believe that developing this well-balanced combination of skills and competencies can help you become the most desirable professional for employers, allowing you to pursue the career of your choice.

NSS 2021: Ranked first amongst universities in England for teaching in the 2021 National Student Survey.

What job can you do with a criminology degree?

Undergraduate criminology degrees open up career options in community services, law enforcement, court proceedings, prisons and community corrections, intelligence and investigation, rehabilitation and private security. You can become a Prison Officer, a Security Guard, a Police Officer, a Social Worker, a Solicitor, a Health & Welfare Manager and many more.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Law

Our Heritage

We are the largest provider of legal education in the UK (HESA 2020/21). We can trace our origins to 1876 with the formation of tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and in 2016, we opened our leading Business School. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds.

Innovative and Contemporary Teaching Practices

All of our courses – from our undergraduate law degrees to our diverse range of business courses and postgraduate programmes – are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach proven to deliver self-reliant professionals who can compete in the fast changing professional world. With a focus on developing skills in problem-solving, weighing up arguments, critical thinking and commercial awareness, our courses are designed to prepare you for the real-life challenges of the working world.

Powerful Connections

Our track record of excellence in learning and development has helped us establish worldwide connections within the legal and business industries. This is why many leading global law firms and businesses work exclusively with us to develop their people, and why employers of all types want to meet our students. It’s why law schools and professional bodies around the world choose to enter into strategic alliances with us.We have a vast network in the legal industry and deliver legal training to 94 of the top 100 law firms, with exclusive relationships with 60 of the top UK law firms and many of the most prestigious US firms in the UK.

The Most Experienced Tutors

More than 250 of our tutors are qualified lawyers and business professionals, and all have extensive practical experience which they are able to pass on to our students. We facilitate this process with high levels of student-to-tutor contact time and small class sizes – one of the reasons that many firms insist their trainees study with us.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Law

  • Ranked Top 20 amongst English universities in the 2023 National Student Survey.
  • We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.
  • 95% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled employment 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes data).
  • The University of Law (ULaw) has been ranked first amongst universities for overall student satisfaction in England in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.

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Please note that we are not currently accepting any further applications from international students requiring a Student Route visa for intakes occurring between September 2022 and May 2023. The next available intake is September 2023.

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