What will I learn?

Criminology - Criminology involves the study of complex issues of crime and criminal justice. Criminologists play an important role in the criminal justice system. Year One introduces you to Criminology and provides an introduction to exploring ‘crime’ in its social, historical and political context. During your second year you will explore the role of the criminologist in the world of policy and activism, gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of particular controversies in criminal justice practice, and providing you with a broader coverage of criminological perspectives and criminal justice controversies.

Portuguese - Studying Portuguese language as a Minor at 25% of your degree will help you to become highly proficient in writing, reading, speaking and listening to the language. It will also help you to understand aspects of the society and culture of Portugal and the Portuguese-speaking World. At the University of Liverpool Portuguese is taken as a beginners’ language. Portuguese is the seventh most widely spoken language in the world, spoken by over 200 million people in countries such as Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde, as well as places such as Macau, East Timor and Goa.

Students of Portuguese at Liverpool learn both the Brazilian and European variants of the language, and have the opportunity to explore the unique histories, societies and customs of the Portuguese-speaking world. Brazil’s booming economy, currently the sixth largest in the world, means that learning Portuguese can open doors to employment in a variety of areas in virtually any sector including - increasingly, industry, tourism, teaching and translation. A mastery of this language brings with it access to cultural products including world literature and cinema, key debates in areas such as postcolonialism, culture and society.

Which department am I in?

School of Sociology and Social Policy

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

28 September 2020


Main Site

The Foundation Building,

Brownlow Hill,


L69 7ZX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have ACT Score of 27; Advanced Placement Test AP Test Grade 4; College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests; High School Diploma Quality Point 3; International Baccalaureate IB Points 28. 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component.

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About this uni

The university’s international community includes more than 8,000 students from over 130 countries.

  • Liverpool is an inexpensive city to live in
  • Named the fourth friendliest city in the world
  • Many scholarships and awards for international students
  • GBP 800 million invested in campus and academic facilities