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BA Sociology and Criminology (including foundation year)

BA Sociology and Criminology (including foundation year)

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Subject Psychology
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
At Essex, combining the specialist study of criminology with a broad approach to sociological questions, this course emboldens students to study crime, criminals, and criminal justice within wider social contexts. Students will be guided by expert staff who specialise in terrorism, prisons, drug abuse, and crime in the media. Students will explore how criminal activity interlinks with age, gender, and social concepts such as power and identity. Study areas include: Social divisions, inequality, the nature of work and commercial culture; Culture, identity and subjectivity; Public policy regarding health, the environment, crime and aging; Visual criminology; Social history and crime. This course is suitable for those who want to pursue a career in local and central government, NGOs, social work, market research, project management, fundraising, auditing, marketing, case-work, youth and community work, voluntary sector management or lobbying.

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