StudyQA — Bachelor: History and Criminology (including Year Abroad) — University of Essex

History and Criminology (including Year Abroad)

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 9k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 12k / Academic year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2022
301–350 place StudyQA ranking:3056 Duration:48 months

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Description

On our BA History and Criminology (including Year Abroad), you obtain a thorough grounding in history and criminology, and are encouraged to consider the ways in which histories of crime and the discipline of criminology overlap and influence each other. You spend your third year abroad. You take the Introduction to Crime, Law and Society module alongside history modules in your first year, and continue to combine modules in history and criminology in your second and third years. There is a range of relevant options to choose from in both disciplines and you can choose the focus of your final-year dissertation.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 11950 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date October 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The special characteristics of our courses are flexibility and choice. In your first year, you usually take four or five modules that include pre-requisite(s) for your course but, in many cases, mean you can try subjects you have not come across before. If you are taking a humanities or social science, then you have the greatest choice, as most of our first-year modules do not assume any specialist knowledge.
With a small number of exceptions, if you successfully complete the first year of your BA, then you are qualified to enter the second year of that course and a range of other courses: for example, if you take economics, politics, philosophy and sociology, then you have a choice of at least nine possible single or joint honours courses at the end of your first year. This means you can change your course, providing you have taken the appropriate pre-requisites and places are available. We offer a range of optional modules in your second- and final-years and most courses allow you to undertake a final-year project, an individual piece of research on a topic that interests you.
We operate a credit framework for our awards, which is based on principles widely used across the UK university sector. Each module has a credit rating attached and our standard three-year course consists of 360 credits (120 credits in your first year, and 240 credits across your second and final years).
Please note that module information on our course finder provides a guide to course content and may be subject to review on an annual basis.

Year 1

  • The Making of the Modern World, 1776-1989
  • Introduction to Crime, Law and Society
  • Researching Social Life I
  • And choose 45 credits from a range of History, Sociology, or outside options.

Year 2

  • Making Histories: Concepts, themes and sources
  • Sociology of Crime and Control
  • Researching Social Life II
  • And choose from a range of History options.

Year 3

Year abroad

Year 4

  • History Independent Research Project
  • Special Topic in Criminology
  • And choose from a range of History, Criminology, and Sociology options.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6

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Requirements

  • A-levels: ABB-BBB
  • GCSE English: C
  • IB: 32-30 points (we consider IB certificates at the Higher Level on a case-by-case basis)
  • Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 6 level three credits at distinction and the remainder at merit (or above).
  • We welcome applications from students whose A-levels do not include History.

English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English: IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each component (or equivalent). Different requirements apply for second year entry.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Essex.

Funding

For up-to-date information on funding opportunities at Essex, please visit: www.essex.ac.uk/studentfinance.

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