Criminology at University of Essex

Apply to Criminology at University of Essex


How do we understand crime? How can it be prevented? Why should crime be punished, and how should we go about it? Criminologists engage with some of the most pressing issues, decisions and dilemmas facing societies today.On the Criminology course offered by the University of Essex you explore the nature of crime, criminal justice and punishment within wider social contexts.

Important facts of Criminology

Courses include:
  • Researching Social Life 
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Career Development and Making a Difference
  • Analysing Social Life

  • Sociology of Crime and Control

  • Policing, Punishment and Society

Fulltime duration:
36 months

Study start date:
2024-10-03 (Every year in October)

Application deadline:
2024-06-30 (Every year in June)

Tuition fees:

  • GBP 19500 /year (international)
  • GBP 9250 /year (national)


  • Criminology
University of Essex

University of Essex

Colchester, United Kingdom

Home to the curious, brave, and bold. We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. We’re about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why.