Studying Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Studying Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies at Plymouth University means that you will be taught by friendly and approachable staff who are all active researchers, with many having had previous experience of working in the sector. We aim to provide you with an academically rigorous programme of study, and also plenty of opportunities to engage with the real world through work-based learning and volunteering, and through the activities of our supported student societies.

All members of staff are involved in outside consultancy, professional organisations, wider academic, research and voluntary activities.
Our current research interests include Crime and Deviance, Criminological Theory, Criminal Justice, Restorative Justice, Policing, Community Safety, Drugs and Alcohol, Surveillance, Youth Justice, Race, Urban Policy and Victimology.

Plymouth offers an outstanding location to study. With all of its services centrally located, the University is in the heart of the city which helps enable our students to forge links, gain experience and expand their horizons through the many opportunities offered to them.

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