University of Surrey
Guildford, South East, UK
Criminology BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Personal statement: Should be approximately 500 words long.
Two references are required.Two references for the applicant's academic and professional ability must be supplied.
About The Program
About The University
6.5 (Min Reading: 5.5, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 5.5, Min Speaking: 5.5)
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You can study in University of Surrey on fully funded scholarship depending on your eligiblity
This is a 4 years Course with professional training placement.
What is criminal behaviour? What motivates offenders? How does crime impact victims, and which punishments should be imposed on criminals? These are some of the questions you’ll explore on this BSc (Hons) Criminology course.
At Surrey, we’re proud to be ranked 2nd for criminology by the Guardian University Guide 2020.
Research-led BSc (Hons) Criminology course will help you develop a critical perspective on contemporary problems relating to crime, deviance and social control, teaching you the methods necessary to conduct and evaluate research in these areas.
What you will study-
This course focuses on the study of crime, deviance and the criminal justice system. It will develop your understanding of the concepts, theories and principles of criminology and their application across a range of case studies and examples.
The cause and effect of criminal actions
The form and outcome of social disorders
The policing and regulation of public order
The procedures and techniques of the criminal justice system
The relationship between behaviours and punishments.
Through combining criminological theory with training in professional social research, you’ll graduate with a broad range of communicative, analytical and organisational skills – and the confidence to apply them in your future career.
You’ll benefit from our modern teaching facilities including a recently expanded and fully networked computer laboratory based in the Department.
The course also makes increasing use of online resources, including videos, podcasts, web-based audience response systems and student discussion forums.
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.
Studying criminology will provide you with a broad social science basis and wide range of analytical and communication skills that are attractive to employers.
This course gives you the knowledge and analytical skills you need to pursue a professional career in criminal justice, the public sector, forensic science, business, education, health and medicine, social work or counselling.
It offers preparation for fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse people, such as policing, journalism, politics, marketing, business, human resources or public administration.
Criminology course also provides you with the strong research skills needed for positions in the criminal justice system, business, social service and government. It’s a first step for future graduate work in criminology in order to become a researcher or academic.
One of the benefits of a degree in criminology is flexibility in the job market. Some of the roles our recent graduates have gone on to work in include:
Police Officer, British Transport Police
Training Assistant, Citizens Advice Bureau
Safer Custody Coordinator, HMP Maidstone
Trainee Probation Officer, National Probation Service
Police Constable, Metropolitan Police
Research Officer, HM Inspectorate of Prisons
HR Case Manager, Ministry of Justice.
The University of Surrey is a public research university in Guildford, England. The university received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following recommendations in the Robbins Report. The University of Surrey began as the Battersea Polytechnic Institute founded in 1891 under the City of London Parochial Charities Act (1883) scheme to establish Polytechnic Institutes throughout London. The university's research output and global partnerships have led to it being regarded as one of the UK's leading research universities.
Surrey is a member of the Association of MBAs and is one of four universities in the University Global Partnership Network. Surrey is also part of the SETsquared partnership along with the University of Bath, the University of Bristol, the University of Southampton and the University of Exeter. A major centre for satellite and mobile communications research, Surrey is in partnership with King's College London and the University of Dresden to develop 5G technology worldwide. It also holds a number of formal links with institutions worldwide, including the Surrey International Institute, launched in partnership with the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. Surrey has been awarded three Queen's Anniversary Prizes for its research, with the 2014 Research Excellence Framework ranking 78% of the university's research outputs as "world leading" or "internationally excellent".
The university's main campus is on Stag Hill, close to the centre of Guildford and adjacent to Guildford Cathedral. Surrey Sports Park is situated at the nearby Manor Park, the university's secondary campus. In addition, the university owns the Surrey Research Park, providing facilities for over 110 companies engaged in research. Among British universities, Surrey had the 14th highest average UCAS Tariff for new entrants in 2015. It is currently in the top 30 of the three main ranking compilations of universities in the United Kingdom, placing 23rd in both The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and The Complete University Guide, and 26th in The Guardian University Guide for 2019/20. In 2019, Surrey was ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world for research partnerships with employers in the QS World Employability Rankings. Surrey was named as The Sunday Times University of the Year in 2016.
The chancellor of the university is Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Current and emeritus academics at the university include ten Fellows of the Royal Society, twenty-one Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, one Fellow of the British Academy and six Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences. Surrey has educated many notable alumni, including Olympic gold medallists, several senior politicians, as well as a number of notable persons in various fields including the arts, sports and academia. Graduates typically abbreviate the University of Surrey to Sur when using post-nominal letters after their degree.
The university conducts extensive research on small satellites, with its Surrey Space Centre and spin-off commercial company, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, the University of Surrey received a 5* rating in the categories of "Sociology", "Other Studies and Professions Allied to Medicine", and "Electrical and Electronic Engineering" and a 5* rating in the categories of "Psychology", "Physics", "Applied Mathematics", "Statistics and Operational Research", "European Studies" and "Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages".
The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey opened in September 2015, for the purpose of research for the development of the first worldwide 5G network. It has gained over £40m support from international telecommunications companies including Aeroflex, MYCOM OSI, BBC, BT Group, EE (telecommunications company), Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, Huawei, Ofcom, Rohde & Schwarz, Samsung, Telefonica and Vodafone – and a further £11.6m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
In addition, the Surrey Research Park is a 28 ha (69-acre) low density development which is owned and developed by the university, providing large landscaped areas with water features and facilities for over 110 companies engaged in a broad spectrum of research, development and design activities. The university generates the third highest endowment income out of all UK universities "reflecting its commercially-orientated heritage."
Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate with a GPA of 5 out of 5 or 80% from science background
Post Secondary Certificate with 75% in ICSE/CBSE/ISC boards, 65% in West Bengal board & 80% in Other boards from science background
University does not accept applications from Nepal
University does not accept the Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate from Pakistan. However, if you do not meet the direct entry requirements for a course, you can apply to study an International Foundation Year programme at the University of Surrey International Study Centre. Upon successful completion, you can progress to an undergraduate degree at the University of Surrey.
UK IGCSE or A-LEVELS
A Levels with 3 subjects with minimum ABB with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element.
GCSE or equivalent: English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent).