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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BA Criminal Justice and Criminology

Programme code:BA-LAW/CJCUCAS code:MM29
Duration:3 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Suzanne Young Contact address:S.Young@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 360

Entry requirements:

- AAB at A Level
- or equivalent qualifications.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Law

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Law

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Criminology.

Programme specification:

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to analyse, understand and discuss the key debates relating to policy and theory within the field of criminal justice and criminology and will be able to undertake research in it.

This innovative scheme concentrates upon an understanding of "criminal justice" which includes the study of both formal and informal processes of regulation and control.

Accordingly, "Criminal Justice and Criminology" draws upon a number of disciplines, ranging from legal philosophy through politicial sciences to socio-legal studies. It is the interplay between the legal, social and political which give this scheme a uniquely progressive and flexible profile and special vitality.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

- Candidates must pass 110 credits at level one to progress to Year 2 along the Honours route.
- Candidates must pass 80 credits at level one to progress to Year 2 along the Ordinary route.
- Candidates transferring to the Ordinary route will have opportunity to transfer back to the Honours route should they gain the necessary credits in Year 2 via re-sit procedures.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW1065Introduction to Criminal Justice20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW1128Criminal Justice Study Skills10 creditsSemester 1
LAW1136Understanding Crime20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW1141Introduction to Criminal Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW1166Crime, Inequality and Social Issues20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
PSYC1610Forensic Psychology10 creditsSemester 2
SLSP1200Sociology of Modern Societies20 creditsSemester 1


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

- Honours route candidates must pass 80 credits of level two compulsory modules and 20 other optional / discovery credits in order to progress to Year 3 along the Honours route.
- Ordinary route candidates must pass 60 credits of level two compulsory modules and 20 other optional / discovery credits in order to progress to Year 3 along the Ordinary route.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW2091Criminology: Theories and Concepts20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2095Transnational and Comparative Criminology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2175Crime Prevention and Crime Science20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2286Researching Crime and Criminal Justice (for undergraduates)20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20-40 credits of options from the following list:

LAW2142International Human Rights Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2146International Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2420Youth Crime and Justice20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SLSP2040Disability Studies: An Introduction20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP2050The Sociology of Gender20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP2062Health and Society20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP2145Crime, Race and Ethnicity20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP2150Debates in Childhood and Youth20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP2180The Sociology of Culture20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP2675Sociology of Work20 creditsNot running in 201920
SLSP2953Urban Disorders, Social Divisions and Social Control20 creditsSemester 2

Discovery modules:

Candidates can study up to 20 credits of discovery modules which may include further LAW or SLSP optional modules.


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

- To be eligible for an Honours degree, candidates must pass at least 100 credits at level three, including all compulsory level three modules. Additionally, they must gain an average of 4.0 across 240 credits in Years 2 and 3.
- To be eligible for an Ordinary degree, candidates must pass at least 160 credits of compulsory and optional modules at level two and three combined, including 60 credits of level three compulsory modules. Additionally, they must gain an average of 4.0 across 200 credits gained in Years 2 and 3.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW3035Long Dissertation (Criminal Justice and Criminology)40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3136Penology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3160Policing20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following optional modules:

LAW3032Cyberlaw: Law and the Regulation of the Information Society20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3055Disability Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3100Evidence20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3116Gender and the Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3131Law and the Environment I: Pollution Control10 creditsNot running in 201920
LAW3132Law and the Environment II: Governing the Environment10 creditsSemester 1
LAW3171Crime, Law and Social Change: Crime and Criminal Justice in Historical Perspective10 creditsSemester 1
LAW3172Crime, Law and Social Change: Crime and Criminal Justice in Historical Perspective20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3173Technology, Crime and Justice20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3280Media Law20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3516Mass Atrocities and Criminal Justice20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP3120Disability Rights and the International Policy Context20 creditsNot running in 201920
SLSP3160Education, Culture and Society20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP3211State Crime and Immorality20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP3220Contemporary Children, Young People and Families20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP3230Global Terrorism and Violence20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP3500Gender, Technologies and the Body20 creditsSemester 2
SLSP3930Sociology of Consumerism20 creditsNot running in 201920
SLSP3961Protest and Social Movements20 creditsSemester 1
SLSP3995Ethnicity and Popular Culture20 creditsSemester 1

Discovery modules:

Candidates can study up to 20 credits of discovery modules which may include further LAW or SLSP optional modules.

Last updated: 17/06/2019

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