Criminology

Criminology

Hull pioneered this exciting area of study more than 30 years ago and has an established reputation as one of the UK's leading criminology centres. Criminology sits in the School of Education and Social Sciences, which is part of the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education.

COURSES

Our strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies offer fantastic openings for work experience, work placements and job opportunities.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.

Undergraduate

  • BA (Hons) Criminology

    Available in Clearing
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    Explore the diverse factors that cause crime with our pioneering BA Criminology degree. Apply today and study at a leading centre for criminology.

  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Forensic Science

    Available in Clearing

    Explore the laboratory and field techniques of the forensic scientist alongside the causes and solutions to crime on this fascinating degree.

  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Law

    Available in Clearing

    Combining criminology with law, you'll focus on the connection between crime and criminal justice while gaining a sound understanding of the legal system.

  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology

    Available in Clearing

    Alongside gaining a thorough understanding of crime and criminal justice, you'll also explore human behaviour, performance and decision making.

  • BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

    Available in Clearing

    Through this combination of subjects, you'll explore the diverse social, cultural, economic and political factors which can cause crime.

  • LLB Law with Criminology

    Available in Clearing
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    Complete a qualifying law degree while also developing an understanding of aspects of criminology and criminal justice.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology

    Available in Clearing
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    Accredited by the British Psychological Society, this degree combines the interrelated disciplines of psychology and criminology.

Postgraduate Taught

We're still accepting applications for September 2018 entry – see course pages for more details.


Postgraduate Research

  • Criminology research degrees

    Our staff have a wide range of specialisms, from the links between alcohol and violence and the history of crime and punishment – among many others.

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When I found out about the placement with Humberside Police, I knew Hull was the place for me.

Jasmine Morley
BA (Hons), Criminology with Forensic Science

WHY STUDY AT HULL?

Since pioneering this exciting area of study over 30 years ago, we’ve built a powerful reputation that has allowed us to develop strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies. This has given us a unique insight into the world of criminology and opened up doors of opportunity for our students.

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Our engaged, accessible, expert staff come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Each has their own unique approach to teaching and research, meaning you'll gain experience at Hull that you wouldn't find anywhere else.

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Our programmes allow you to combine criminology with sociology, psychology, law or forensic science to suit your interests and develop your own specialism.

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We have strong links with local, regional and national criminal justice agencies. Not only does this provide a unique insight into the world of criminology, it also creates opportunities for you - from placements, to work experience and experience-enhancing visits.

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FACILITIES

Whatever you're studying, the library is one of the best places in the country to get your work done. With over a million books, and state-of-the-art technology throughout, there's a good reason that this is one of the most visited places on campus.

CAREERS

Through placements, work experience and a diverse course of study and research, you’ll gather the key skills that are in demand across a wide range of careers.

From police work, the prison and probation services, the legal professions, social work, Civil Service research and non-governmental organisations such as Amnesty International and Greenpeace.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

95.9%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*

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OUR RESEARCH

With over 30 years of experience, the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice provides world-class research that informs and responds to local, national and international needs. Areas of research range from histories of crime and punishment to surveillance and contemporary maritime piracy.

STUDY ABROAD

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to take a study trip or spend a semester studying abroad at a partner institution in Hong Kong.

Study criminology from an international perspective to boost your employability

 

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NOW SEE FOR YOURSELF

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.