BA Criminology / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
3 or 4 years
Typical A-level offer
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)


Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall.  6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

We welcome all subjects from Arts, Humanities, Mathematics & Science. However, we do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Gain knowledge from our close links with agencies and professionals in the field of criminal justice.
  • Work closely with our interdisciplinary team, with specialisms across sociology, psychology, law, social work and probation practice.
  • Take seminars in a local prison and study alongside prison-based students.
  • Participate in field trips to criminal justice-related locations, including Manchester Crown Court or complete a professional placement on a four-year optional course.
  • Study at a top ten UK university for Law (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).
  • Study a course with excellent student satisfaction (91% of students are satisfied with their experience, NSS 2019).
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Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School of Law
+44 (0)161 306 1271
School/Faculty overview
See: About Us .

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