Criminology seeks to understand issues relating to crime, deviance, justice, law, culture and power.

Criminology is concerned not just with crime, but with the broader issues of social control and deviance and how these affect punishment and criminal justice.

Criminology and your career

A background in Criminology can open up career opportunities in social policy and criminal justice. You can develop analytical and research skills for many other careers.

Study options in Criminology

Criminology is available for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by Sociology in the School of Social Sciences.

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