Criminology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Criminology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

This is a four-year programme that includes a year of foundational study at our Llandaf campus and leads directly into the degree course, which will be taught at our Cyncoed campus. Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence, before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.

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?

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4 Years

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Cardiff Met - Llandaff

Course Address
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

48 UCAS tariff points from at least 2 A level or equivalent, to include a minimum C grade

Access to HE Diploma

Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at level 3

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

A minimum tariff of 24 points

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

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

48 points from Higher Level, minimum H4 considered

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs (Grades A-C) including English Language and Mathematics or Mathematics - Numeracy at grade C / grade 4 or above

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

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Scottish Advanced Higher

Grade combinations totalling 48 points considered to include a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers.

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

Grade combinations totalling 48 points considered with at least 1 A-level. Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate considered as second subject

A level

Grade combinations totalling 48 points considered from at least 2 A-level or equivalent

T Level

Pass (D or E)

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Fees and funding

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

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