Subject exemption and year entry

BA (Hons) Criminology, Policing and Forensics

 

Entry Route

Mode of study

Graduation Requirements

Year 1 Entry

Full-time ( 3  years)

Students are required to normally enrol and follow the modules in the programme until the completion of the award.

Part-time (4   years)

Year 3 Entry

Top-up (1 ~ 2 years) for both Full-time/Part-time mode

 

Core courses

Credits

Year 1

Introduction to Criminology

20

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

20

Introduction to Forensic Science Investigation

20

Imprisonment

20

Introduction to Policing

20

Plus one elective

 

Year 2

Theories of Criminal Behaviour

20

Policing and Police Powers

20

Researching Crime and Criminal Justice

20

Reflections on Work in the Criminological Field

20

Crime Scene Investigation

20

Plus one elective

 

Year 3

Dissertation

40

Forensics and Policing in Crime Detection

20

Contemporary Issues in Policing

20

Plus two electives

 

Electives

Year 1

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

20

Foundations of Criminal Law

20

Social Problems

20

Year 2

Ethics of Criminal Justice

20

Serial Killer

20

Transnational Crime Syndicates

20

Trial, Evidence and the Adversarial System

20

Year 3

Victimology

20

Cyber Crime

20

Neurocriminology

20

Philosophical Foundations of Criminology

20

Critical Perspectives on Terrorism and Counter Terrorism

20

Penology

20

A Psychology of Violent and Sexual Offender

20