BA (Hons) Criminology and Law – Distance Learning




Studying Criminology and Law together provides a fascinating approach to two complementary fields in the Social Sciences, where you’ll spend equal time on both disciplines. As well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system, you will examine related elements of the legal system and critically analyse their connection with criminal behaviour in terms of the individual and wider society, focusing on the political, psychological and social aspects of criminology.

Modules you will study include:

Year 1:

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • Crime & Society
  • Criminal Justice System
  • English Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Law & Ethics

Year 2:

  • Research and Ethics in Action
  • Contemporary Debates in Criminology
  • Civil Liberties & Human Rights
  • Tort Law 1 (Negligence)
  • Policing and Police Powers
  • Tort Law 2 (Other Torts)

Year 3:

  • Cybercrime
  • Youth Justice
  • Crime Prevention
  • Law of Evidence
  • Research & Planning Project

At Arden, we are committed to the idea that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to your personal development. That’s why our fees are up to 30% more affordable than the average UK university qualification. You can stay in control of your finances and focus on your learning with our flexible pay-as-you-go option. You may even be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of your studies, or you have the option of exploring employee sponsorship.

Our Distance Learning fees:

Pay-as-you-go: £1,500 x 9 instalments

Pay in full: £12,825 

With online distance learning, you can study from anywhere in the world. At Arden, we already have students studying with us from over 150 countries. Find out more about studying internationally here.


Our flexible study modes mean that 90% of our students work alongside their studies. Studying for your degree via distance learning means that you can access your learning at a pace that is convenient for you, giving you ultimate flexibility to fit your studies around your work and other commitments.

Arden courses are designed with a strong focus on employability so that learning will directly help students in the workplace. To support student’s workplace and career development needs, a full service online careers portal helps students search for jobs, develop a CV and sharpen interview techniques. These are just a few of the really useful tools thousands of Arden students have access to. Learn more about career support

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