Criminology Study in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Criminology.

UK Criminology Courses

Introduction to Criminology

A Criminology degree at a UK university will introduce and explain the criminal justice system in great detail, providing you with a wide variety of transferable skills that can help you forge a career in a variety of different fields and sectors.

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Students will study a range of topics and modules including Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Society, Sociology of Crime and Control, Globalisation and Crime and Criminal Justice in Action, whilst you'll also benefit from training in criminological methods such as analysing big data, conducting interviews and using quantitative analysis.

Practical experience will see students investigate mock crime scenes and analyse evidence, while guest speakers will include judges, police and probation workers. Placements and work experience can also be found with local government forces.

Graduate Criminology Careers

Many Criminology graduates move into roles within the criminal justice system, pursuing careers in policing, crime prevention, victim support, the prison service, social work and probation.

Criminology Entry Requirements

It is vital international applicants have good communication skills and a demonstrable interest in the subject and course.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Criminology in the UK?

To learn more about the best Criminology courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Criminology universities in the Guardian University Guide 2023 below:

  1. Loughborough University
  2. Durham University
  3. University of Staffordshire
  4. University of Leeds
  5. University of Sheffield
  6. Wrexham Glyndwr University
  7. University of Leicester
  8. University of Exeter
  9. University of Bolton
  10. Swansea University

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