Prif Ffeithiau

Cod M900
  • Cynnig lefel-A nodweddiadol

    BBC

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    3 blwyddyn

  • Cyfrwng Cymraeg

    33%

Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

BSc Criminology, here at Aberystwyth University, will enable you to develop an understanding of the causes of crime and the impact it has on individuals, communities and society. You will also study the current challenges facing the criminal justice system.

Criminology is multidisciplinary in nature and therefore when studying Crime Causation and Crime Reduction you will draw information from a diverse range of disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Law. 

Modules in criminology research methods will also provide you with cutting-edge technical and analytical skills necessary to engage in contemporary debates surrounding policies and practices designed to prevent crime.

On completion of your degree, you will possess a repertoire of skills essential for pursuing a professional career in areas such as Policing, Prisons and Youth Justice. 

Bodlonrwydd Myfyrwyr Cyffredinol a Chanlyniadau Cyflogadwyedd

Ymhlith y 10 uchaf yn y DU am Brofiad Myfyrwyr ym maes y Gyfraith (Canllaw Prifysgolion Da y 'Times' a'r 'Sunday Times' 2019).

Yr Adran Gyfraith a Throseddeg: 92% boddhad myfyrwyr ym maes pwng y Gyfraith (ACF 2018

Trosolwg

Why study Criminology at Aberystwyth University?

  • The degree provides a balanced coverage of theory, policy and practice issues in criminology and criminal justice studies
  • The current teaching team comprises staff with expertise in the main disciplines that inform criminological study, such as psychology, sociology and law
  • Our modules are continually revised and updated to reflect recent changes in patterns of criminal behaviour and crime policy responses
  • You will be taught by criminologists who are actively engaged in research.
  • There are opportunities to undertake a criminal justice placement
  • Students can undertake supervised independent criminological research
  • We have an excellent working relationship with local criminal justice agencies
Ein Staff

Mae gan staff Adran y Gyfraith a Throseddeg gan mwyaf naill ai gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD neu mae ganddynt brofiad proffesiynol a chymwysterau fel cyfreithwyr wrth eu gwaith. Mae gan lawer o'r staff hefyd gymhwyster dysgu uwchraddedig (Addysg Uwch).

Modiwlau

Noder: Y modiwlau a restrir isod yw'r modiwlau y bwriedir eu cyflwyno ar hyn o bryd yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd nesaf ac mae'n bosibl y gallant newid. Maent wedi'u cynnwys yma i roi syniad o strwythur y cwrs.

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Darlleniadau Mewn Troseddeg * TR10410 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Crime Control And Prevention * CR10320 20
Criminal Law For Criminologists * CR12220 20
Criminology Research Skills 1 * CR12130 30
Elements Of Criminology * CR12430 30
Foundations Of Law LA15710 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Criminology Research Skills 2 * CR31420 20

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Contemporary Issues In Criminology CR31620 20
Criminal Justice And The Penal System LA36320 20
Criminal Justice Placement CR32420 20
Critical Criminology CR30720 20
Dissertation * CR20120 20
Empirically Based Criminology Dissertation * CR30640 40
Family And Child Law LA36420 20
Human Rights - Theories, Institutions & Remedies LA30510 10
Medicine, Ethics And Law LA36720 20
Police, Policing And Society CR32820 20
Psychological Explanations Of Criminal Behaviour CR31720 20
Psychopathology CR31920 20
Victims CR30820 20
Youth Crime & Youth Justice CR31520 20
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Contemporary Issues In Criminology CR31620 20
Criminal Justice And The Penal System LA36320 20
Criminal Justice Placement CR32420 20
Criminology Research Skills 2 * CR31420 20
Critical Criminology CR30720 20
Dissertation * CR20120 20
Empirically Based Criminology Dissertation * CR30640 40
Family And Child Law LA36420 20
Human Rights - Theories, Institutions & Remedies LA30510 10
Medicine, Ethics And Law LA36720 20
Police, Policing And Society CR32820 20
Psychological Explanations Of Criminal Behaviour CR31720 20
Psychopathology CR31920 20
Victims CR30820 20
Youth Crime & Youth Justice CR31520 20

Cyflogadwyedd

The degree will not only help you to develop a range of key transferable skills that are important for employment in general, but will also provide specialist skills and knowledge relevant to a professional career in a criminal justice setting (e.g. police, probation or prison service). 

Your future is important to us and our degrees will equip you with the following:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and oral forms
  • Enhance your problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Encourage self-motivation and self-reliance
  • Transferable skills, such as computer literacy and key research skills relating to both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis

What opportunities are there as a student at Aberystwyth Law School?

Click here to find out about the various opportunities that our Aberystwyth University Careers team offer.

Enhance your employability prospects with GO Wales and YES (Year in Employment Scheme) managed by our Careers department. 

Addysg a Dysgu

The teaching programme is designed to provide you with a detailed insight into the nature and causes of crime and help you develop a critical understanding of the politics of criminal justice policy.

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the three year degree scheme.

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Sociological and psychological approaches to the study of criminal behaviour
  • Criminal law and the workings of the criminal justice system
  • Basic research skills in criminology

In your second and third years you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop your understanding of the relationship between theory, research and criminal justice practice
  • Enhance your criminology research skills
  • Conduct independent research on a topic of your own choosing
  • Undertake  a voluntary work placement in a criminal justice setting

Choose from a long list of elective modules including:

  • Critical Perspectives on Imprisonment
  • Police, Policing and Society
  • Youth Crime and Youth Justice
  • Psychology and Crime

How will I be taught?

A wide variety of teaching methods are used. You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and practical classes. High quality teaching and supervision will enable you to realise your full potential. You will be encouraged to take responsibility for your own learning and work on projects both individually and in groups.

A number of different types of assessment are used throughout the undergraduate programme. In addition to essays and written exams, you will undertake practical exercises (e.g. conducting a qualitative interview) and give individual and group presentations. You will receive constructive feedback on all coursework assignments.

You will be assigned a personal tutor, who will be the key contact when you have issues or queries.

There is an opportunity to complete a Personal Development Plan (PDP) at Aberystwyth. This is a structured process of self-appraisal, reflection, and planning, which will enable you to chart your personal, academic and professional development throughout your time at university. By recording your academic performance, and highlighting the skills you already have and those you will need for future employability, the PDP portfolio will equip you with the necessary tools to plan effectively, develop successful approaches to study, and consider your future career options and aspirations.

Barn ein Myfyrwyr

Criminology is a really interesting course, combining lots of different elements such as history and psychology in order to understand crime and the criminal justice system. There is a wide range of interesting modules to study, including elements of criminology, victims and crime control and prevention. Robert Wade

Darganfod Mwy

Gofynion Mynediad Nodweddiadol

Lefel A BBC

Gofynion TGAU (grade C min):
English or Welsh, Mathematics

Diploma Cenedlaethol BTEC:
DMM

Bagloriaeth Ryngwladol:
28 points overall

Bagloriaeth Ewropeaidd:
65% overall

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