What will you study on the BA Sociology with Criminology?
Through studying a range of key concepts and theoretical approaches in sociology and criminology you will develop a critical approach to the study of the disciplines and contemporary society as a whole. Your understanding of major concepts and themes in contemporary sociology will relate to life in the community and you will analyse the nature of social relationships between individuals, groups and social institutions.
You will actively debate and discuss sociological topics with an appreciation of theory, evidence and relevance and learn to present conclusions in a variety of appropriate sociological formats and learn to evaluate theory and evidence accordingly.
What will you gain?
A degree in Sociology with Criminology allows you to develop a suite of professional skills to equip you for success in your career, such as analytical and research skills. These skills will enable you to critically evaluate a wide range of materials including theory and policies, strategies, and operational plans.
You will develop excellent awareness of how policy is created, interpreted and implemented, and how this informs society. You will also be able to draw on a wide range of criminological theories and concepts in order to develop a debate or discussion and to justify your conclusions.