BA (Hons) Criminal Justice – Distance Learning




The aim of this BA (Hons) Criminal Justice degree is to equip you with an understanding of crime and criminal justice. The programme is built around the fields of Criminology, Sociology and Law, though modules will also cover aspects of Psychology, Politics and Social Policy. You will learn about a wide range of issues, from anti-social behaviour to hate crime and terrorism, and from street crimes to cybercrime, as well as the factors that are likely to increase or decrease crime rates. Delivered 100% online, you can access your modules at a pace that is convenient for you. The course has been designed with your career in mind, to give you the opportunity to extend your employability skills and to apply what you’ve learned to your career.

Modules you will study include:

Year 1:

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • Crime & Society
  • Criminal Justice System
  • English Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Inequalities in the Modern World

Year 2:

  • Research and Ethics in Action
  • Contemporary Debates in Criminology
  • Civil Liberties & Human Rights
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Policing and Police Powers
  • Abnormality & The Deviant Other

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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