Criminology and criminal justice studies - exchange modules

Put your incisive mind and probing skills to best use as a decision-maker, policy developer or in assisting in the treatment of offenders. This course offers you an excellent toolkit of analytical and practical skills to examine how and why people commit crime and how we, as a society, deal with criminality. Whether it’s probation, policing, youth justice, community safety or victim services you’ll develop your critical skills and graduate primed to embark on your future career path.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying Criminology and criminal justice studies at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying Criminology and criminal justice studies at the University of Plymouth can be found on the course page.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJS1115 - Being a criminologist.

Semester 2:

  • CCJS1112 - Criminology and crime problems

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJS2115 - Crime theory and culture
  • CCJS2121 - Policing and community safety
  • CCJS2119 - Youth Justice

Semester 2:

  • CCJS2120 - Researching crime and criminal justice
  • CCJS2125 - Prisons, probation and penality
  • CCJS2118 - Victims, victimology and restorative justice

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJS3165 - Crime, punishment and social change
  • CCJS3150 - Crimes of the powerful
  • CCJS3166 - Digital crime and deviancy

Semester 2:

  • CCJS3148 - Contemporary issues in criminal justice
  • CCJS3171 - International human rights and ‘children first’ youth justice
  • CCJS3156 - Criminology of war