|Course Title||Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons)|
Studying Criminology and Sociology at Bury College will provide you with a sound understanding of the key conceptual and substantive issues involved in the study of society, crime and criminal justice. This course, which is validated by the University of Bolton, will develop your critical awareness skills, and introduce you to the nature and scope of research, both in the field and as a process of information generation.
Where possible, you will benefit from additional activities such as field visits, portfolio surgeries, guest speakers, workshops and relevant placements. You will also have the opportunity to develop your research skills throughout the three year programme utilising both qualitative and quantitative methods. Upon successful completion of your course careers you may follow include social work, journalism, probation, market research, human resources, welfare rights and the police.
104 UCAS points from at least three A Levels (or equivalent) in any subjects, or an Access to Higher Education Diploma, plus five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English. You may be required to attend an interview and an assessment.
The assessments are varied and include assignments, presentations, portfolio’s academic posters and exams. All of which encourage and develop research skills.
We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to cater for all styles of learning.
We place emphasis on the acquisition of individual transferable skills as well as the development of knowledge and skills important to those working in the field.
All students receive an initial allocation of 600 credits per academic year for printing and photocopying, additional credits can be purchased if required.
Bury College celebrated success at this year’s Greater Manchester Skills for Business Awards. The college took home four awards in recognition of its exceptional commitment to providing learning opportunities to businesses, individuals and communities in Greater Manchester.