Top-Rated Criminology Programs & Universities in UK

Are you searching for the list of best criminology colleges in the UK? Do you want to pursue a job-oriented criminology program (undergraduate or postgraduate)? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best criminology programs in UK.

Best criminology courses & universities in UK

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of top criminology programs in UK (undergraduate and postgraduate programs), list of universities/colleges/institutes offering these programs, duration of the program, mode of learning and more.
 

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List of best criminology courses & universities in UK

 

List of best undergraduate criminology programs in UK

Name of the university Name of the criminology program Type of Degree Duration Mode of learning
Abertay University Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Policing BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Law LLB (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Aberystwyth University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich including industrial placement
Anglia Ruskin University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology [with Placement year] BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Policing BA 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Policing [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Policing [with Placement year] BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing and Criminal Justice [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Policing and Criminal Justice [with Placement year] BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Psychology with Criminology [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology with Criminology [with Placement year] BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Bangor University Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Cymdeithaseg and Criminology & Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Bath Spa University Criminology BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (Professional Placement Year) BA/BSc (H) 4 years Full-time with year in industry
Criminology and Politics BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Politics (with Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BA/BSc (H) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Bedford College Group Psychology & Criminal Behaviour (Top Up) BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Psychology and Crime FdA 2 years Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Birmingham City University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University Education Studies and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Education Studies and Sociology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Blackburn College Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 2 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (Top-Up) BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College Criminology and Criminal Justice CertHE 1 year Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 2 years Full-time
Bournemouth University Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Sociology & Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Sociology & Social Anthropology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Bristol, University of the West of England Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Brunel University London Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Placement BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology with Placement BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Buckinghamshire New University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Police Studies with Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Police Studies with Criminal Investigation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Professional Policing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Burnley College Criminology and Sociology BA 3 years Full-time
Law with Criminology (Including Foundation Entry) LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology and Criminology BSc 1 year Full-time
Psychology and Criminology (Including Foundation Entry) BSc 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Canterbury Christ Church University Applied Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology (Criminal Investigation) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology (Interpersonal Violence) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology (Policing) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology (Terrorism & Political Violence) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology and Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology and Forensic Investigation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Applied Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Applied Criminology/Business Management BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Applied Criminology/Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
City College Norwich (incorporating Easton College) Public Sector Leadership (Crime, Strategy & International Relations) BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
City College Plymouth Community and Public Services FdSc 3 years Part-time
Community and Public Services FdSc 2 years Full-time
City, University of London Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Coleg Sir Gar Social Care Studies BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Social Care Studies FdSc 2 years Full-time
Coventry University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with foundation year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (with foundation year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Investigations BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Forensic Investigations (with foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Forensic Psychology (with foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science (with foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
David Game College – Higher Education Centre Policing HND 2 years Full-time
Public Services HND 2 years Full-time
De Montfort University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
East Riding College Social Science BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Edge Hill University Childhood & Youth Studies and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology & Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Policing and Criminology BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Hugh Baird College Criminology FdA 2 years Full-time
Criminology (Top Up) BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Keele University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Forensic Science and Human Biology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Integrated Masters Msci (Hon) 4 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Kingston University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology Including Foundation BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc 3 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology including Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology Including Foundation BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Lancaster University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Leeds Beckett University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Leeds Trinity University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year  in Criminology, Policing and Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology with Foundation Year in Criminology, Policing and Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology with Criminology with Foundation Year in Psychology BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Lincoln College Social Science BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Science (Criminology and Law) BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Liverpool Hope University Business Management and Geography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Business Management and History (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Business Management and Sport & Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Business Management and Theology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Computer Science and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Contemporary Fashion Design BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Contemporary Fashion Design (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Education (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and English Language BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and English Language (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Film & Visual Culture BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Film & Visual Culture (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Mathematics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Media & Communication BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Media & Communication (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Music BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Music (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Nutrition BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Nutrition (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Philosophy & Ethics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Politics BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Politics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Social Care BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Care (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Social Policy BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sport & Physical Education BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sport & Physical Education (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Theology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing and Investigations BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Professional Policing (Pre-Join) BA (Hons) 2 years Full-time
London Metropolitan University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Policing BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 4 years Part-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 4 years Part-time
London South Bank University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (Social Policy) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (Sustainability) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Loughborough University Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology (with placement year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Manchester Metropolitan University Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Quantitative Methods BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Middlesex University Criminology (Policing and Investigations) with FY BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Nelson and Colne College Group Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 2 years Full-time
New College, Swindon Public Services (Crime & Criminal Justice) HND 2 years Full-time
Newman University, Birmingham Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College Public Services HND 2 years Full-time
Northumbria University, Newcastle Criminology and Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 5 years Sandwich
Nottingham College Public Services HNC 1 year Full-time
Social and Community Work HNC 1 year Full-time
Nottingham Trent University Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Open University Criminology (R21) BA (Hons) 3 to 6 years Distance learning
Criminology (W67) DipHE 2 to 4 years Distance learning
Criminology and Psychology (Q98) BA (Hons) 3 to 6 years Distance learning
Criminology and Psychology (W57) DipHE 2 to 4 years Distance learning
Social Sciences (Criminology) (R23-CRIM) BA (Hons) 3 to 6 years Distance learning
Oxford Brookes University Criminology/History BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology/International Relations BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Criminology/Politics BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Criminology/Sociology BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Queen’s University Belfast Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Solent University (Southampton) Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time with year in industry
Criminology and Psychology with Placement and Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 5 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Psychology with Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Social Sciences Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Solihull College & University Centre Policing HNC 1 year Full-time
St Mary’s University, Twickenham Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Staffordshire University Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology MSci 4 years Full-time
Criminology (with a  Placement Year) BSc 4 years Sandwich
Criminology (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation MSci 4 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation (with a Placement Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science MSci 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science  (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science (with a Placement Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Policing & Criminal Investigation (with a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing and Criminal Investigation (with a Placement Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Policing and Criminal Investigation Top-Up BSc (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Security and Intelligence BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Security and Intelligence BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Security and Intelligence (with a Placement Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Security and Intelligence (with a Placement Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Swansea University Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time with time abroad
Criminology and Social Policy with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time with year in industry
Law with Criminology LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Teesside University, Middlesbrough Criminology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology with Law BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Law (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Police Studies (Top-up) BSc (Hons) 1 year Full-time
The University of Law Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Policing BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
UCEN Manchester Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 2 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (Top-Up) BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
Ulster University Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Politics & International Studies with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Policy with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University Campus Oldham Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 2 years Full-time
University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group (inc Wakefield College & Selby College) Criminology and Social Justice BA 1 year Full-time
University Centre Bishop Burton Criminology and Criminal Justice FdA 4 years Part-time
University Centre Farnborough English Literature with Criminology – Two-year Accelerated Degree BA (Hons) 2 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology – Two-year Accelerated Degree BSc (Hons) 2 years Full-time
University Centre Peterborough Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University Centre Somerset – Bridgwater & Taunton College Public Services and Criminology FD 2 years Full-time
University Centre South Devon – South Devon College Youth Justice and Youth Studies FdA 2 years Full-time
University of Aberdeen Criminology and Sociology MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Bedfordshire Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Professional Practice Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Forensic Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Forensic Science and Criminology with Professional Practice Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Forensic Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Professional Policing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology and Criminal Behaviour (Top-up) BA (Hons) 1 year Full-time
University of Birmingham Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time with time abroad
Social Policy and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Policy and Criminology with Year Abroad BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with Year Abroad BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Bolton Criminological and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 4.5 years Part-time
Criminological and Forensic Psychology with foundation year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Bradford Criminology and Criminal Behaviour BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Brighton Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Science BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Bristol Criminology BSc (Hons) 6 years Part-time
Social Policy with Criminology BSc (Hons) 6 to 7 years Part-time
University of Cambridge Law BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Central Lancashire Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time with year in industry
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing, Law Enforcement and Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing, Law Enforcement and Investigation (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Professional Policing (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Chester Community Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Biology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Degree in Professional Policing (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Law with Criminology (including a Foundation Year) LLB (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Chichester Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with Integrated Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology (with Integrated Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Cumbria Professional Policing (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Security, Intelligence and Investigative Practice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Security, Intelligence and Investigative Practice (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
University of Derby Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Policing and Investigations BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of East London Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (Cyber Criminology) (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Criminal Justice (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (with pathway in Cyber Criminology) BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law with Criminology (with Foundation Year) LLB (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Social Work MA (PG) 2 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Essex Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and American Studies  (Including Foundation Year and Year Abroad) BA (Hons) 5 years Full-time with time abroad and foundation year
Criminology and American Studies (United States) (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and American Studies (United States) (term abroad) BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and American Studies (United States) Including Placement Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
History and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
History and Criminology (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
History and Criminology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Journalism and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Journalism and Criminology (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Journalism and Criminology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time with time abroad
Law with Criminology (Including Placement Year) LLB (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Law with Criminology (Including Year Abroad) LLB (Hons) 4 years Full-time with time abroad
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology (including foundation year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Sociology and Criminology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Exeter Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with Employment Experience BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with Study Abroad BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Glasgow Digital Media & Information Studies/Sociology MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Scottish Literature/Sociology MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology/English Language & Linguistics MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology/French MA (Hons) 5 years Full-time
Sociology/German MA (Hons) 5 years Full-time
Sociology/History MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology/History of Art MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology/Scottish History MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology/Theology and Religious Studies MA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Gloucestershire Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Greenwich Criminology and Criminal Justice BA 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Criminology (Extended) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science with Criminology and Industrial Placement BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Sociology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Hertfordshire Criminology and  Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Huddersfield Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Law BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Policing and Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Hull Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Law BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Kent Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Sciences BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Leeds Interdisciplinary Studies with Preparation for Higher Education BA (Hons) 1 year Part-time
University of Leicester Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 to 4 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Lincoln Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Social Policy BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
University of Manchester Criminology with International Study BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time with time abroad
Politics and Criminology BASS 3 years Full-time
Social Anthropology and Criminology BSocSci H 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BSocSci H 3 years Full-time
University of Northampton Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Law with Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Plymouth Anthropology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
University of Portsmouth Certificate in Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade (Distance Learning) Cert 24 weeks Distance learning (part-time)
Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons) 4.5 years Distance learning (part-time)
Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons) 4.5 years Distance learning (part-time)
Risk and Security Management (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons) 4.5 years Distance learning (part-time)
Social Work BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Work (Postgraduate Entry) MSc (PG) 2 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Reading Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Roehampton Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Policing with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminal Justice BA/BSc (H) 3 years Full-time
University of Salford Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with FY BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Policy BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with FY BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of South Wales Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
History BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Professional Policing (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Psychology with Criminology and Criminal Justice (Sandwich course) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Youth and Social Care FdA 2 years Full-time
University of Southampton Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Stirling Criminology and Philosophy BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Politics BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Suffolk Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Sunderland Criminology BSc 3 years Full-time
Criminology with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology: Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc 3 years Full-time
Criminology: Criminology and Criminal Justice with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology: Inequality and Social Justice BSc 3 years Full-time
Criminology: Inequality and Social Justice with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology: Vulnerability and Social Care BSc 3 years Full-time
Criminology: Vulnerability and Social Care with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Professional Policing (accelerated) BSc 2 years Full-time
University of Surrey Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 5 years Sandwich including foundation year
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 5 years Sandwich including foundation year
Law with Criminology LLB (Hons) 4 years Sandwich
University of Sussex History and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
International Relations and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law with Criminology LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Philosophy and Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Sciences (with a foundation year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and International Development BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with a Language BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Media Studies BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of the West of Scotland Criminal Justice and Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Criminology and Policing BSc (Hons) 3 years Blended learning (full-time)
Psychology and Criminology CertHE 1 year Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Warwick Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of West London Criminology with Foundation BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Westminster, London Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 4 years Part-time day
University of Winchester Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time including foundation year
Criminology with Law BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
University of Wolverhampton Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Social Policy with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Professional Policing BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Psychology (Criminal Behaviour) BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Care and Criminology & Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Care and Criminology and Criminal Justice with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Social Policy and Social Change BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Social Policy and Social Change with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
University of Worcester Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Law with Criminology LLB (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Walsall College Public Services (Crime and Criminal Justice) HNC 1 year Full-time
West Suffolk College Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology and Criminology BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Wrexham University Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science BSc (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4 years Full-time
York St John University Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) 3 years Full-time
Sociology with Criminology with Foundation Year BA (Hons) 4 years Full-time

 

List of best postgraduate criminology programs in UK

Name of the university Name of the criminology program Type of Degree Duration Mode of learning
Aberystwyth University Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 24 months Part-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 24 months Part-time
Youth Justice MSc 12 months Full-time
Bangor University Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice PhD 6 years Part-time
Criminology and Law MA 1 year Part-time
Criminology and Sociology PgCert 5 months Full-time
Criminology, Criminal Justice, Social Policy, Sociology MA (Res) 24 months Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London Social Research and Criminology MRes 1 year Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University Criminology, Communities and Disorder MSc 2 years Part-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University Criminology and Criminal Investigations MSc 1 year Full-time
Forensic Psychology ForenPsyD 2 years Full-time
Forensic Psychology PgDip 1 year Full-time
Forensic Psychology (Practitioner Programme) PgDip 2 years Full-time
City, University of London Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 1 year Full-time
Coventry University Forensic Psychology MSc 1 year Full-time
Cranfield University Digital Forensics MSc 13 months Full-time
Forensic Investigation of Heritage Crime MSc (PG) 3 years Part-time
Durham University Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 2 years Part-time
Edge Hill University Applied Management of Offending Behaviour MSc (PG) 1 year Distance learning (full-time)
Doctor of Philosophy PhD 3 years Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology MSc 1 year Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London Human Rights, Culture and Social Justice MA 2 years Part-time
Keele University Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice Professional Doctorate 4 years Part-time
King’s College London, University of London Terrorism, Security & Society MA MA 2 years Part-time
Kingston University Criminology MA 2 years Part-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology MA 1 year Full-time
Lancaster University Criminology PhD 36 months Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Criminology and Social Research Methods MSc 2 years Part-time
Leeds Beckett University Criminology MSc 2 years Part-time
Leeds Trinity University Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University Criminology and Social Policy MA 1 year Full-time
London Metropolitan University Criminology MSc 2 years Part-time
Criminology and Psychopathology MSc 1 year Full-time
London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London Sociology MSc 1 year Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University Applied Criminology MA 2 years Part-time
Applied Quantitative Methods MSc 2 years Part-time
Middlesex University Criminology with Forensic Psychology MSc 2 years Part-time
Newcastle University Cultural Property Protection MLitt MLitt 12 months Full-time
Newman University, Birmingham Criminology and Social Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Northumbria University, Newcastle Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
Nottingham Trent University Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
Queen’s University Belfast Criminology PhD 6 years Part-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice LLM 2 years Part-time
Social Work PhD 6 years Part-time
Royal Holloway, University of London Criminology and Sociology PhD 4 years Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University Criminology and Criminal Justice Practice MSc 2 years Part-time
Staffordshire University Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 2 years Distance learning (part-time)
Transnational Organised Crime MA 1 year Distance learning (full-time)
Swansea University Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology MA 3 years Part-time
Criminology MPhil 2 years Full-time
Teesside University, Middlesbrough Criminology MSc 2 years Part-time
The University of Edinburgh Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 1 year Full-time
Global Crime, Justice and Security MSc 1 year Full-time
University of Aberdeen General Law LLM 12 months Full-time
Human Rights and Criminal Justice LLM 12 months Full-time
University of Birmingham Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology PhD 6 years Part-time
University of Cambridge Applied Criminology and Police Management MSt 2 years Part-time
Applied Criminology, Penology and Management MSt 2 years Part-time
University of Derby Financial Investigation and Digital Intelligence MSc (PG) 36 months Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc (PG) 2 years Part-time
University of Essex Criminology and Socio-Legal Research MSc 2 years Part-time
University of Essex Online Criminology and Criminal Psychology PgCert 8 months Online study
Criminology and Criminal Psychology PgDip 16 months Online study
Criminology and Criminal Psychology MSc 2 years Online study
University of Glasgow Criminology MRes 24 months Part-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 12 months Full-time
University of Gloucestershire Criminology PgDip 16 months Part-time
Cyber Forensic Investigation MSc 3 years Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc 45 weeks Full-time
University of Greenwich Criminology and Criminal Psychology MSc 2 years Part-time
Criminology, Gender and Sexualities MSc 1 year Full-time
International Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
University of Huddersfield All PhDs at Huddersfield PhD 3 years Full-time
Criminology/Criminal Justice MSc (Res) 1 year Full-time
Criminology/Criminal Justice PhD 6 years Part-time
University of Hull Incarceration Studies MA 2 years Part-time
University of Kent Criminology PhD 3 years Full-time
Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology PhD 3 years Full-time
University of Leicester Criminology MPhil 2 years Full-time
Criminology MSc 2 years Part-time
Criminology in Practice MSc 1 year Full-time
Terrorism, Security and Policing MSc 2 years Part-time
University of Lincoln Criminology PhD 3 years Full-time
University of Nottingham Social Science Research (Criminology) MA 1 year Full-time
Sociology and Social Policy PhD PhD 6 years Part-time
University of Oxford Criminology DPhil 3 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc 21 months Part-time
Socio-Legal Research MPhil 12 months Full-time
University of Plymouth Criminology MSc 1 year Full-time
Cybercrime, Terrorism and Security MSc 1 year Full-time
Social Research MSc (PG) 1 year Full-time
University of Portsmouth Cybercrime (Distance Learning) MSc 2 years Distance learning (part-time)
Cybercrime, Terrorism and Security MSc 1 year Full-time
Economic Crime MSc 1 year Full-time
Economic Crime (Distance Learning) MSc 2 years Distance learning (part-time)
Forensic Accounting (Distance Learning) (2 Year) MSc 2 years Distance learning (part-time)
Forensic Accounting (Distance Learning) (3 Year) MSc 30 months Distance learning
Forensic Investigation MSc 1 year Full-time
International Criminal Justice and Intelligence MSc 1 year Full-time
International Criminal Justice and Intelligence (Distance Learning) MSc 2 years Distance learning (part-time)
Social Work MSc 2 years Full-time
University of Roehampton Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 1 year Full-time
University of Sheffield International Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
University of South Wales Working with Adult and Young People who Offend MSc 3 years Part-time
University of Southampton Criminology MSc 1 year Full-time
University of Stirling Criminology MSc 12 months Full-time
University of Strathclyde Criminology & Social Policy MSc 12 months Full-time
University of Suffolk Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
University of Surrey Criminology MSc 1 year Full-time
Criminology (Corporate Crime and Corporate Responsibility) MSc (PG) 2 years Part-time
Criminology (Cybercrime & Cybersecurity) MSc (PG) 1 year Full-time
University of Sussex Criminology PhD 4 years Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 2 years Part-time
University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Applied Social Sciences: Globalisation and Crime MSc 1.5 years Full-time
University of Warwick Sociology PhD 7 years Part-time
University of Westminster, London Social Sciences – MPhil MPhil 60 months Part-time
Social Sciences PhD by Published Work PhD 24 months Part-time
University of Winchester Applied Criminology MSc 24 months Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc 1 year Full-time
University of Wolverhampton Comparative Criminology MA 1 year Full-time
Forensic Science MSc 1 year Full-time
University of York Criminology and Social Research MA 1 year Full-time
Wrexham University Criminology and Criminal Justice MA 2 years Online study

 

Criminology Degrees in UK & Multiple learning modes

Here are some of the popular learning modes available in UK –

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Online
  • Sandwich
Arun Kallarackal
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