If you have the vision to make a difference to people, have an analytical mind or have a fascination with the criminal justice system, our courses are perfect for kick-starting your journey into your dream job.
The criminology and social justice industry boasts a wealth of public sector careers for which our graduates can take full advantage. You may aspire to enter the police force, work in criminal justice or progress into politics, UCEN Manchester has the door-opening connections you need to begin your career.
Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Foundation Degree (FdA)
- Openshaw Campus
Reasons to choose us
Criminology- Top 10 Ranked course
UCEN Manchester has bn ranked internationally as one of the top ten best Schools for Criminology courses in the World for 2019.
Flexible learning patterns
Choose from a range of delivery options including one, two or three-year degree-level courses so you can build confidence a year at a time.
Our staff are experts in their field and hold a varied range of professional and industry experience. Many of our staff continue to work professionally alongside their teaching.
Our small class sizes means that you'll never be lost in the crowd.
Diverse graduate outcomes
Our students have gone on to shape the sector, working in the city council, homelessness prevention, housing managers, prisons and probation services, domestic violence, police and more.
Industry speakers and tours
Our tutors utilise their industry links to invite leading professionals to give guest lectures and eating students on relevant industry trips and tours.
FdA Criminology and Criminal Justice
Explore how criminal justice works and the ways in which crime interacts with society, focus on Criminology as a discipline, and develop professional skills for a rewarding career in law and the criminal justice system with this Foundation Degree.