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Criminology and Sociology

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​​Make a positive impact on society with a degree in Criminology or Sociology.

Criminology is a constantly evolving field that examines crime, deviance and criminal justice from a variety of perspectives. Sociology examines societies, social issues and problems, looking at how they impact upon the lives of individuals.

You can study each subject individually, combine them together, or combine them with Police Studies or Psychology. From white-collar crime and terrorism to hate crime and family dynamics, you'll study a varied curriculum that covers the history, theory and practical application of criminology and sociology.

We also offer a degree in Professional Policing. From 2020, all new entrants to UK police forces will be expected to hold or gain a degree level qualification, so if you want to enter the police, this is the course for you.

 

Undergraduate Criminology and Sociology courses:

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Social Science Foundation Year

If you have the capacity to undertake degree-level study, but may not have the required entry requirements to do so, Leeds Trinity offers you an alternative way in to university with our Foundation Year degrees. This initial one-year period of study allows you to develop your academic skills and confidence through undertaking four 30-credit 'Level 0' modules before progressing on to three years of undergraduate study. 

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Placements opportunities

Professional experience is at the heart of all our degrees. We're one of only a few UK universities to include professional work placements with every undergraduate degree, which you can complete in the UK or abroad. Our students have undertaken placements at a wide range of organisations including forensic hospitals, the Police National Computer, HM Prison Service, charities, research consultancies, and schools.

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