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BA Criminology and Sociology (Hons)

This thought-provoking Criminology and Sociology (Hons) degree at Abertay University covers everything from addiction and criminalisation to human rights and death. You’ll learn how to think critically about how people engage and interact with the world around them.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: GBP 14,000 per year
Location: Dundee

Criminology and Sociology (Hons) degree at Abertay University is a flexible degree. For the first two years, everyone studies the same curriculum. In years three and four our academics help you explore areas such as:

  • Gender, crime and victimology.
  • Race and ethnicity.
  • The process of criminalisation.
  • Human rights and politics.


We are extremely proud of our alumni, who have gone into a variety of different roles such as:

  • Community development worker
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Detective
  • Police officer
  • Police staff
  • Prison officer
  • Probation officer
  • Social worker
  • Youth worker
  • Teacher

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Courses Included

  • Criminological Theories 2: Crime, Power & Social Change
  • Classical Social Theory
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Social Research in Action