Criminology

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.


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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.

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Extended), BA Hons

Our Criminology and Criminal Justice degree includes a foundation year. Find out about security and terrorism, investigating crime scenes and miscarriages of justice. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Justice, BA Hons

Our Criminology and Criminal Justice degree covers security, terrorism, forensic psychology and crime scene investigation for careers in policing and crime detection. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Extended), BSc Hons

This extended criminology and criminal psychology degree combines topics in crime and psychology for careers in policing, policy and welfare. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology, BSc Hons

This criminology and criminal psychology degree combines crime with psychology. Explore security and terrorism alongside profiling and psychopathology.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Criminology and Criminal Psychology, MSc

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology provides students with the knowledge and skills for careers in criminal justice, legal and forensics. Read more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; Psychology

Criminology, Gender and Sexualities, MSc

Explore the impact of #MeToo and the gendered analyses of crime and punishment with our new Master’s in Criminology, Gender and Sexualities. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Forensic Science with Criminology (Extended), BSc Hons

This degree in forensic science with criminology includes a foundation year. Combine science-related modules with topics in criminology. Find out more.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Greenwich Campus; Medway Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; Forensic science; Science

Forensic Science with Criminology, BSc Hons

Study biology and physiology alongside criminology topics such as policing and terrorism. Learn more about our BSc Forensic Science with Criminology.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Greenwich Campus; Medway Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; Forensic science; Science

International Criminology, MA

Explore alternative approaches to crime with an MA in International Criminology. Ideal for those working in criminal justice, crime prevention and more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology

Sociology and Criminology, BSc Hons

Study our sociology and criminology degree for careers in criminal justice, youth work and education. Explore in-depth approaches to society and crime.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Criminology; 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.

Contact

fach_pgresearch@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

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

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867