The study of Criminology encourages critical thought about the concept of crime, explanations of crime and strategies of crime control, developing a crucial appreciation of the processes of criminological research, criminological debates and the operation of the criminal justice system.
Careers and employability
The Criminology degrees in Cardiff provide high quality entrants to a range of criminology-related careers in criminal justice and the fast-growing fields of community safety, crime reduction and security management. Criminology graduates may choose to pursue academic research or they may seek work in a range of statutory and voluntary agencies and policy bodies. Past graduates have followed a variety of career paths including research, teaching, policing, legal professions, social work and social care, administration and management.
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