Course BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice (Top-up)

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Course details

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice (Top-up) programme is delivered in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Mode of study: Full-time Blended learning
  • Intake: Intakes: January, May & September
  • Course length: 2 years
  • Course fee: 6000 per year
  • Locations: London

Plymouth University

Course overview

The course is designed for students who already have a Foundation Degree, HND, or other qualification in a subject such as criminology, uniformed public services or criminal justice, and who want to follow a programme of study that takes specialist knowledge and skills to a level relevant for a graduate career in this area.


Entry requirements

A level standard or overseas equivalent Other UK level 3 qualifications (e.g. Foundation Diploma, Access to HE Certificate, a BTEC Diploma/National, Advanced GNVQ or AVCE)

Overseas Qualifications equivalent to Level 3 (e.g. Diploma de Baccalaureate, Brandos Atestas, Ensino Medio, etc )


Graduate opportunities include roles in the:

  • The police service
  • Prisons, probation and border control
  • Victim support organisations
  • Intelligence analysis
  • Public authorities.


You will be supported by a personal tutor who will guide you through the programme and help you plan your next steps after graduation.

Criminal Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice630
Applied Research Project630
Green Criminology615
Global and Organised Crime615
Injustice and Freedoms615
Restorative Justice615