Criminology & Sociology

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Criminology & Sociology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code ML93
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

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How to Apply
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Duration 3 years.

Large Group Teaching
6 (hours maximum) 6 hours of lectures.

Personal Study
24 (hours maximum)
22–24 hours studying and revising in your own time each week, including some guided study using handouts, online activities, etc.

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
6 (hours maximum)
6 hours of tutorials (or later, project supervision) each week.
Qualification Letters BA Hons
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements

Irish leaving certificate requirements

Access Course
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70%.

International Baccalaureate Diploma
33 points ove...

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Course Content

Criminology focuses on the causes and consequences of crime, as well as how the criminal justice system responds to crime. Criminologists are interested in how activities come to be defined as criminal, and why definitions of crime vary acr...

Subjects Taught

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Courses often draw on international comparisons with a strong Irish (North and South) emphasis.

Stage 1 courses are outlined below:
• Rethinking Society
• Exploring Criminology
• The Sociological Imagination
• Introducing Soci...

Assessment Method

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• The way in which students are assessed will vary according to the learning objectives of each module. Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written ass...

Careers or Further Progression

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Criminology and Sociology graduates work in a wide range of occupations, including the media, civil service, police, research, teaching, business, commerce, marketing and management. Some graduates build on the degree ...

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