Criminology and
Social Justice

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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.

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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.

  • Expert staff

    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.

  • One-to-one support

    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.

Case Studies

There are thousands of UCEN Manchester graduates who’ve found their future with our help.

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Hulin finds UCEN Manchester First Class

Alumni Hulin Tchakounte Leuta achieves his first class dream with UCEN Manchester

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The importance of soft skills in a hard industry

Sarah Deakin, Head of Department, Criminology and Social Justice.


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