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Criminology and policing courses

Gain essential skills and experience in criminology and policing

Jump-start your career in criminology with a degree tailored to support your ambitions.

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Criminology and policing at

Specialise in criminal justice, policing, or youth justice and explore all aspects of modern criminology, from cybercrime to criminal psychology at one of the world’s longest-established criminology departments.

You’ll benefit from working on real life projects and access to close links to industry with key criminal justice agencies such as the Metropolitan Police and the Probation Service.

At postgraduate level you’ll get expert support for further study and advanced workplace experience.

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Our Criminology and Policing courses at a glance

Specialist module options

To shape your Criminology degree towards your chosen field.

Work placements

Get experience and skills with employers including the Metropolitan Police.

Study abroad

Take your studies abroad for a semester at one of our partnership universities in America or Europe.

We're in the top 300 of Universities worldwide for Social Sciences.

THE World University Rankings, 2019

Criminology facilities

Experience the buzz and atmosphere of the court room in our specialist chambers located inside Hendon Town Hall.

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