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Criminology and Sociology

The Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree is now available to study at Cardinal Newman College in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire.

Why should I study the Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree?

  • Delivered at CNC in familiar environment with small class sizes
  • Earn as you learn – contact time delivered on one day to allow you to work part time
  • Enrichment: trips (domestic and international) and guest speakers
  • Gain a UCLan accredited Foundation Degree and access UCLan resources
  • Develop your career – progress to UCLan for Level 6 BA (Hons)
  • Develop your skills – prepare for roles e.g. in CJS
  • Work placement module to get hands on experience
  • Student finance available – fees £6,165/year

What will I study on the Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree?

Level 4
  • Media and Culture
  • Sociological Ways of Thinking
  • Crime and Morality
  • Skills, Research and Employability
  • Looking Beyond Crime and Criminology
  • Criminal Justice in Action
Level 5
  • Policing and Security
  • Violent Times?
  • Punishment and the Penal System
  • Work Placement
  • Research Methods 1
  • Research Methods 2

How will I be assessed on the Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree?

  • Range of assessment methods including content analysis report, portfolio, presentations
  • Some modules 100% coursework
  • Some modules include unseen exam (3 over two years)

What are the entry requirements for Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree?

  • Entry requirements – 4/5 in English Language
  • UCAS points 104
  • Application is via expression of interest on Cardinal Newman College website
  • Interview process
  • Summer preparation task will be required
  • Start September 2024

Where do I get more information?

For more information about the Criminology and Sociology Foundation Degree, please contact:

Laura Scott at LScott@cardinalnewman.ac.uk

Helen McGrady-Gore at HMcGrady-Gore@cardinalnewman.ac.uk

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