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BA (Hons) Criminal Justice (Top-up) (Part-time) - 2022 Entry

Reasons to study Criminal Justice

  • The degree has been designed in consultation with local and regional employers.
  • Lecturers have extensive industry experience in a range of criminal justice and law fields.
  • The degree supports entry into a range of criminal justice fields such as the police, prison and probations service, victim and witness services and legal professions.
  • The degree provides a strong basis for undertaking formal legal training, teacher training, or postgraduate study.
Start Date: September 2022
Duration: 2 years, part-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre
Tuition Fee: £3,995 per year
This degree may incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 240 UCAS Tariff points from the FdA Criminal Justice at University Centre St Helens or achieved at a comparable college or university that has modules which correlate with this degree.
Programme Specification: Tap here to view the programme specification.
Programme Handbook: Coming Soon
Course Contact: Lee Curran
Telephone: 01744 623287
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The BA (Hons) Criminal Justice (Top-up) is an insightful, multidisciplinary degree, which covers a wide spectrum of subject-related modules, linked to the understanding of crime and criminal justice. You will apply theory to practice when undertaking risk assessments, pre-sentence reports, action plans and intervention strategies. Additionally, you will be introduced to higher-level legal and criminological research skills, focusing on criminal law and criminal justice processes, and produce your dissertation linked to an appropriate area of interest.

Upon completion of this degree, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to successfully progress into a range of criminal justice fields, including the police, prison and probation services, youth justice, the courts and tribunals services, a legal profession and charitable and public sector support services.

Ref: Lee Curran