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Criminology & Law

Arden University

  • Online Location

  • February, 2020 Start Date

  • 6 years Duration

  • Distance Learning (Online) Study Mode

  • £12825.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Studying Criminology and Law together with Arden University provides a fascinating approach to two complementary fields in the Social Sciences.

With our BA (Hons) Criminology Law Degree you will examine the foundations of legal study that underpin the relationship between crime, society and the law, focusing on the political, psychological and social aspects of criminology.

Delivered via our Distance Learning programme, this degree is studied completely online with Arden, giving you the flexibility to complete your studies while continuing to work or around normal family life.

As well as gaining a detailed and in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system, you will examine related elements of the legal system and critically analyse their connection with criminal behaviour in terms of the individual and wider society.

Studying Criminology and Law together with Arden University provides a fascinating approach to two complementary fields in the Social Sciences. With our BA (Hons) Criminology Law Degree you will examine the foundations of legal study that underpin the relationship between crime, society and the law, focusing on the political, psychological and social...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Online

Distance Learning (Online), 6 years

February, 2020

£12825.00

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Entry Requirements

To be eligible for Arden's BA (Hons) Criminology & Law Degree through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

Here at Arden University, we are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.

To be eligible for Arden's BA (Hons) Criminology & Law Degree through the standard entry requirements you must have either: Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent. For...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
SOCIOLOGY
75%
of students were satisfied overall
LAW
88%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
SOCIOLOGY
75% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
72% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
95% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
95% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
LAW
72% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
80% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
83% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
84% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
SOCIOLOGY
85% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
95% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
95% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
LAW
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
76% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
84% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
SOCIOLOGY
75% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
80% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
70% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
85% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
LAW
64% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
60% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
64% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
72% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
SOCIOLOGY
75% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
65% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
72% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
LAW
52% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
76% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
68% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
SOCIOLOGY
70% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
65% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
65% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
LAW
60% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
84% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
60% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
SOCIOLOGY
65% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
80% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
LAW
64% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
88% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
88% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
SOCIOLOGY
24% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
40% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
LAW
48% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
24% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
SOCIOLOGY
65% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
50% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
44% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
33% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests
LAW
60% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
52% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
40% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
36% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

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