Criminology BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Criminology BSc (Hons)

Have you ever wondered what motivates people to commit crime? Have you thought about how society shapes our understanding of crime and criminals? Have you pondered about the victims and how they are treated within the criminal justice system?
The Cardiff Met BSc (Hons) Criminology degree combines both theoretical and empirical study into a modern programme that will challenge the way you look at the study of crime.

In addition to learning about the underpinning philosophies and theories that explore crime as an academic field of study, BSc (Hons) Criminology students ...

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Course Information

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3 Years

Start Date



Cardiff Met - Cyncoed

Course Address
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cyncoed Road
CF23 6XD

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff



From 3 A levels to include BCC or equivalent

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma


96 - 112 points

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Including 12 points from Higher Level subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


96 - 112 points including 3 x H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language, (or Welsh Language first language) and Maths. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C o

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


96 - 112 points including DD

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma


96 - 112 points including DD

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Scottish Advanced Higher


96 - 112 points to normally include CD

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)


96 - 112 points from at least 3 A levels or equivalent to include grades BCC and Skills Challenge Certificate grade C

A level


96 - 112 points to normally include BCC

T Level

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £16,000

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