University Centre St Helens provides rich and extensive provision in the discipline of social science. You will be immersed in the study of society and you will be provided with the intellectual environment in which to discuss the influences that shape and mould macro and micro societies. You will also gain a thorough understanding of the long enforced laws of your country and discover how new policies are put in place.

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FdA Criminal Justice

Our foundation degree in Criminal Justice is perfect for those who are looking to pursue a career in the criminal justice system. The degree provides an ideal opportunity for those interested in the causes and consequences of crime. Various aspects of criminology, criminal law, and social policy will form the foundations of the degree with wider considerations towards victims of crime and mental health.

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FdA Criminal Justice (Full-time)

FdA Criminal Justice (Part-time)


BA (Hons) Criminal Justice (Top-up)

The BA (Hons) Criminal Justice top-up degree is a multidisciplinary subject and has been designed to cover a wide spectrum of subject related modules. The course aims to further develop knowledge and understanding of crime and criminal justice through the delivery of a variety of modules to develop skills, which are required to work in the criminal justice system by ensuring that you can apply theory to practice in risk assessments, pre-sentence reports, action plans and intervention strategies.

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BA (Hons) Criminal Justice (Top-up) (Full-time)

BA (Hons) Criminal Justice (Top-up) (Part-time)


FdA Social Policy, Health and Housing

The BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing top-up will provide you with the opportunity to analyse developments in contemporary social policy with a particular focus on community and housing issues.

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FdA Social Policy, Health and Housing (Full-time)

FdA Social Policy, Health and Housing (Part-time)


BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (Top-up)

The BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing top-up will provide you with the opportunity to analyse developments in contemporary social policy with a particular focus on community and housing issues.

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BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (Top-up) (Full-time)

BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (Top-up) (Part-time)