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Sociology and Criminology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

UK

What will I learn?

There can be no crime without society. Combining the specialist study of criminology with a broad approach to sociological questions, our course emboldens you to study crime, criminals, and criminal justice within wider social contexts.Guided by our expert staff who specialise in terrorism, prisons, drug abuse, and crime in the media, you explore how criminal activity interlinks with age, gender, and social concepts such as power and identity.You will study areas including:- 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 crimeYou also have the opportunity to complete a supervised dissertation on a topic that inspires you, encouraging you to think differently and connect with live issues and debates, and preparing you for your graduate career.

Which department am I in?

Sociology

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,585.00 (US$ 22,420) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

5 October 2023

Venue

Colchester Campus

University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park,

Colchester,

Essex,

CO4 3SQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Minimum of 3 APTs with two at 3 or above and one at 4 or above plus High School Graduation Diploma with GPA 3.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Essex

At Essex, students learn to think differently, find new ways of doing things and adopt new techniques for solving problems.

  • World-leading academics in a research-intensive environment
  • Foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees
  • Flexible course structure, students study what matters to them
  • Internationally diverse university

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