Criminology

University College Cork

 

Course Name Criminology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK113
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 or 4 Years for the International Pathway.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and another language.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
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Mature Applicants

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To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

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Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

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Course Content

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The Criminology BA is a window on the world, giving insight into human diversity in complex societies and a textured view of our propensity to err, conflict, blame and punish.

This contemporary course combines key topics in the so...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1 Modules:

Core
CR1001 Criminology: A History and Introduction (5 credits)
CR1002 Criminology: Key Concepts, Studies and Issues (10 credits)
CR1003 Introduction to the Psychology of Crime (5 credits)
SC1012 Introduction to Soci...

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Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Students on this course will develop skills in critical thinking, comparative and cultural analysis, research methods and statistics. They will also strengthen their grasp of the role of history and examine the basis of moral justifications.

This skill set is invaluable for sensitive occupations such as:

policing
prisons
probation
social work
social administration
security work
charities
journalism
television and film
politics
community development
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Criminology Office
criminology@ucc.ie
00353 (0)21 490 2472
http://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/study/undergraduate/bacriminology/
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Points History
Year Points
2020 423
2019 408
2018 420