The course is informed by and regularly updated to incorporate current industry thinking, thanks to lecturing staff with connections and ongoing practice within the sector – ensuring what you study is current, relevant and practically linked to real-world developments and issues.
The curriculum includes key areas of criminology and sociology, you’ll study subjects such as education; crime; social behaviours; therapy and counselling, power, politics and identity, education, media, social inequalities, migration and race and ethnicity. You’ll develop scientific approaches to researching key issues from a sociological and psychological perspective. These topics, which include research methods, problem solving and manipulation of data, provide useful tools for a range of careers in healthcare, public sector, leadership, organisations, law enforcement, finance, research and IT.
This degree emphasises the practical application of psychology and sociology, with real-world assessments integrated throughout. You’ll also have the option to undertake work-based learning as part of your studies.
In sociology and criminology modules you’ll reflect on real issues such as community empowerment, justice, and, applied sociology in work environments.
To reflect the wide range of careers that are open to graduates, the course can be tailored with optional units that suit your specific ambitions.