Covering everything from street crime to large-scale state crimes, a degree in criminology at the University of Greenwich deepens your knowledge while widening your perspective.

Criminology graduate. Researcher. Polymath.

Monika explores the workings of the criminal mind and puts her knowledge into practice at Crimestoppers.

Our courses

We offer full-time three-year criminology degrees. If you don’t meet the entry requirements, you can apply for an extended course with an added foundation year. You can also combine criminology with criminal psychology, forensic science or sociology.

Communities and societies

Our student-led societies offer space for growth and new opportunities to make lasting friendships. You can take part in activities through your department and via the Students’ Union. See a sample of the societies you could join at Greenwich and the unique opportunities that lie ahead for you.

Research and partnerships

The criminology team has a strong research culture and a focus on developing students’ research skills. With guidance from tutors, undergraduate students can conduct their own research in their final year.

Ghost criminology to predicting crimes

Learn about our current research in Law and Criminology, from 'Ghost Criminology' to the use of machine learning techniques to help us predict criminal threats.

Join us as a research student

Research is an important part of our master’s courses, which can be a springboard into studying for a PhD. If you have a suitable research proposal in criminology, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Legal 'talks from the top'

Law and criminology are thriving subjects at Greenwich. We've hosted a series of prestigious public talks to get a range of perspectives on modern law and legal practice.

Our experts