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Department of Social & Policy Sciences Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UHSP-AFB22: BSc(Hons) Criminology

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINOLOGY

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 3 years

[Page last updated: 10 September 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10336 Understanding crime and justice 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10337 Social justice and criminal justice policy: from redistribution to recognition 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10043 Understanding society: Britain in global context 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10059 Becoming a social science researcher: Part 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10338 Critical reading in criminology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ED10347 Deviance: psychological and sociological perspectives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10044 Classical sociological theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10159 Becoming a social science researcher: Part 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20341 Theorising crime, justice and punishment 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20050 Sociology of criminal justice policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20062 Qualitative social research methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 12 credits from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20414 American politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20004 Family matters: the sociology of the family & family policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20006 Poverty, social justice, and the state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20261 Social concepts of humans, monsters and machines 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20300 The social science of climate change 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20343 Atrocities, conflict, human rights 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20160 Quantitative data analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20342 Global crimes of the powerful 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 12 credits from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20416 Totalitarian politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20968 International comparative politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20003 'Race' & racism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20099 Understanding childhood: sociological perspectives & policy issues 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20208 International politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20344 Youth justice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20345 Mental health 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

This is a new course for which only Years 1 and 2 are being taught in 2020/21. Year 3 of the course will be added to these catalogues for 2021/22.

Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.