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We offer modules with real-world relevance on a variety of topics. We are pleased to welcome students and researchers from all over the world.

Undergraduate students

Your application should indicate any particular areas of interest relating to social policy and/or issues in criminal justice. Students with a background in social science and/or public policy will be particularly welcome.

Choosing your modules

Please see the list of modules, this list is indicative of the type of modules which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules advertised in the module catalogue are available to exchange and visiting students. We will contact you after you have enrolled to discuss your modules choices.

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate taught students will normally be expected to have at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification. You will also be considered if you have relevant work experience and academic potential.

Your application should indicate your areas of interest relevant to our postgraduate courses.

Undergraduate and postgraduate English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (the language requirements are part way down the page. The other requirements are not applicable).  

For more information, and for other accepted certification, please see our undergraduate and postgraduate English requirements.

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Simon Sweeney
International Student Coordinator Exchange Programmes

Management visiting student contact

Undergraduate and postgraduate modules

Module Code Module Description Year / Stage Semester Assessment Type Credits ECTS
SPY00040I Policy Think Tank 2 1 Presentation; 3500 word critical analysis 20 10
SPY00043I Capitalism and the Public Good 2 1 assessment is 50% essay 50% portfolio 20 10
SPY00042I Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 2 1 assessment is 100% coursework 20 10
SPY00035I Crime and the Life Course 2 1 3000 word policy report 20 10
SPY00037I Communities, Participation and Creating Change 2 2 Documentary film and reflection 20 10
SPY00044I Enabling Places and Spaces: Social Perspectives on Disability and Mental Health 2 2 Essay 20 10
SPY00039I Social Inequalities 2 2 assessment is 60% blog and 40% data exercise 20 10
SPY00032I Victimology and Victimisation 2 2 3000 word project 20 10
SPY00038I Future Worlds of Work 2 2 3000 word essay 20 10
SPY00001H Housing and Homelessness: Overcoming Inequality 3 1 60% essay 40% presentation 20 10
SPY00046H Prisons & Penal Policy 3 1 Poster and Report 20 10
SPY00020H Well Being of Children and Young People 3 1 Essay 20 10
SPY00012H Drugs: Prevalance, Policy and Practice 3 1 Essay 20 10
SPY00011H Policing and the Police 3 2 Essay 20 10
SPY00053H Migration, Immigration and Social Policy 3 2 Essay 20 10
SPY00051H Education Policy: Divisions & Inequalities 3 2 Essay 20 10
SPY00058H Environmental Justice, Harm and Policy 3 2 Project 4000 words 20 10
SPY00060H Gender, Violence and Justice 3 2 80% policy briefing 20% poster 20 10
SPY00039H Vulnerability, Deviance and Social Control 3 2 Essay 20 10

Contact us

Simon Sweeney
International Student Coordinator Exchange Programmes

Management visiting student contact