Study About Entry Fees Future How to apply Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education Criminology with Forensic Science Undergraduate BA (Hons) Standard course option UCAS code: How to apply What you'll study First year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Becoming a criminologist Criminal justice institutions Introduction to Forensic Science Collecting Social Data Development of Criminological Theory Introduction to DNA and Chromatography Second year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Policing and criminal investigation Forensic Science in Practice Criminology in Late Modernity Analysing Social Data Free Elective Optional modules Punishment, Dangerousness and Risk Psychology of Offending and Victimisation Final year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Dissertation Advanced Forensic Science Optional modules Evil Criminal Justice Placement Green Criminology Quantitative method using SPSS Surveillance and Society Drug Use Today Histories of punishment Prostitutes, pickpockets and peelers Organisations of Violence Transnational Organised Crime Desistance Restorative Justice and Peacemaking Criminology Contemporary Imprisonment Understanding Terrorism Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466100 International Enquiries "When I found out about the placement with Humberside Police, I knew Hull was the place for me." Jasmine Morley Watch Video More about this course Hull is home to one of the UK's most prestigious centres for the investigation of crime, criminality and criminal justice. This fascinating degree allows you to explore the laboratory and field techniques of the forensic scientist alongside the causes and solutions to crime. Our strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies will enhance your employability further with fantastic contacts for work experience, work placements and job opportunities. Hull pioneered this popular area of study more than 30 years ago, and our research underpins the modules you study. You’ll blend the theory surrounding crime and offending with the science of gathering and testing physical evidence from crime scenes. You’ll explore the practical, ethical and scientific debates relating to crime and punishment and gain an understanding of the collection and processing of body chemistry and DNA evidence. If you don't have the academic qualifications to enter the programme directly, we also offer a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. Teaching and Learning Scheduled Placement independent First year 18% 82% Second year 25% 75% Final year 21% 79% Assessment Written Practical Coursework First year 42% 4% 54% Second year 33% 2% 65% Final year 17% 83% Our teaching staff Dr Helen Johnston Dr Mick Wilkinson Dr Nicola O'Leary Dr Melissa Dearey Dr Simon Green Dr Billie M Lister Where you'll study Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Related courses Chemistry (Forensic and Analytical Science) Criminology Criminology with Psychology Psychology with Criminology Forensic Science Criminology and Sociology Criminology with Law Law with Criminology Hull pioneered this exciting area of study more than 30 years ago and is one of the UK's leading criminology centres. Work alongside police officers on placement, applying your theoretical knowledge to real-life situations. Tailor your degree by combining criminology with sociology, psychology, law or forensic science. Friendly, accessible, expert staff from a diverse range of backgrounds, each with their own unique approach. Entry requirements 2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications. Alternative qualifications IB Diploma: 28 points. Access to HE Diploma: pass with minimum of 45 credits at merit. We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance. At a glance For this course, you'll need... 112 UCAS points Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here. We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed. Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree. If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Fees and funding Home/EU: £9,250 International: £13,500 Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs. Substantial discounts are available for International students. More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website. Scholarships If you have a low household income, we may be able to offer you a studenstship of £1,000 Get 120 UCAS points from three A levels or equivalent, and you could receive a reward of £2,000 - £4,000 Visit our Scholarships page to find out more. Future Prospects Demand for Criminology graduates has increased significantly in recent years and our degree equips you with the knowledge and skills that are invaluable for a career in the field of crime and criminal justice. Common career paths for Criminology graduates include the police, prison and probation services, the legal professions and academic or Civil Service research. We hold an annual Criminal Justice careers event to introduce you to criminal justice and related organisations, helping you make vital career connections. Once you have started studying at Hull, we are here to guide you at any point of your studies or subsequent career. This is one of the factors that distinguishes us from other universities and the reason our Careers Service was one of the first to be accredited against the new matrix standards. Matrix is the UK mark for advice, information and guidance services. There's a range of services to assist you in development of skills looked for by employers, including skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability tests. We offer one-to-one advice and guidance – and you will have a named careers adviser for your subject.