Subject exemption and year entry

BA (Hons) Criminology, Policing and Forensics


Programme Features

The course, which provides a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of criminology, includes theories of crime, explanations for why people break the law, the workings of the criminal justice, the penal systems and the criminal investigation in the UK and abroad.


The course provides an invaluable opportunity for students to gain experience in a crime related field, and to enhance chances of finding relevant employment after graduation. During the course, students will engage in work or volunteering with criminal justice agencies and allied fields to support academic studies.


Various teaching methods are used to meet different learning styles and objectives. Our teaching strategy puts students at the centre of the teaching and learning process in a way to stimulate and encourage students’ interest through involvement and participation in well-structured learning activities.




Programme Leader: Dan Yu





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Study Mode

Full time / Part time / Flexible mode



Registration Number




Details of qualifications register record

QR Registration No.


Registration Validity Period

01/09/2019 - 31/08/2022






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