Criminology and criminal justice – 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 at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Plymouth can be found on the course page.

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Appointments are generally available Monday to Friday between 10.00–11.30 and 14.00– 15.30 on a pre-arranged basis.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJ402 – Introduction to Criminological Theory
  • CCJ403 – 21st Century Crime Problems

Semester 2:

  • CCJ405 – Responses to Crime: A comparative introduction
  • CCJ406 – Forensic Criminology 1: Police Investigations.

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJ501 – Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • CCJ502 – Theorising Crime and Harm
  • CCJ503 – Forensic Criminology 2: Social Investigations

Semester 2:

  • CCJ504 – Researching Crime and Criminal Justice
  • CCJ506 – Harm in the 21st Century.

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • CCJ606 – Systemic Violence
  • CCJ607 – Global (In)Security and the State
  • CCJ608 – Social Change and Justice

Semester 2:

  • CCJ609 – Social Control, Regulation and the Body 
  • CCJ610 – Green Criminology 
  • CCJ611 – Leisure, Consumerism and Harm.