Criminology and Sociology (joint honours)

BA (Hons) or BSc (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 3 years

Part time: up to 6 years




School of Social Sciences
School of History, Philosophy and Culture


Are you fascinated by how humans interact with each other? Would you like to understand how key social issues – like knife crime or drug use – impact people and society?

Studying Criminology and Sociology Joint Honours means you’ll build a deep understanding of human behaviour. You’ll learn about social differences – like gender, race and sexuality. And you’ll examine societal systems – like policing and criminal justice. You’ll explore the root causes of criminal behaviour, and determine how this impacts our society.

You’ll graduate ready to launch a career in social justice, crime prevention, or even government policy. And you’ll be equipped to step into fields like:

  • social work
  • criminal justice
  • education
  • charity work
  • local government

Specific entry requirements