Our students in the Department enjoy small teaching groups, a supportive learning environment, and supervision from a team of internationally-regarded Sociological, Criminological, Psychological and Legal experts.
We have a friendly, close-knit student community interested in lively debate. There are plenty of fora for this sort of exchange – from the student-led CrimSoc Society to the annual Postgraduate Research Day.
The Department is currently home to three Undergraduate degrees, the BSc Criminology and Sociology and the BSc Criminology and Psychology and the LLB Law. Starting in September 2017 the School has also launched two new programmes, the LLB Law with Criminology and the LLB Law with Sociology.
The School of Law's LLB Law degrees are qualifying Law degrees, accredited by The Joint Academic Stage Board of the Bar Standards Board and the Solictiors Regulation Authority. The BSc Criminology and Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
All of our current undergraduate degree programmes can also be taken as four year courses with a year in industry.
Our programmes provide a rounded education, and our students can take units on, amongst other things, criminal law, health and illness, terrorism, race and ethnicity, crime and the media, data analysis, youth and crime, and the family. More information on these programmes can be found in the Undergraduate link.
The School is currently home to two postgraduate taught degrees, the MA in Consumption, Culture and Marketing and the MSc Forensic Psychology. We also a large number of MPhil and PhD students who participate fully in the life of the Department- our current students and their thesis titles can be found here.