Criminal Justice Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 0% 11% £9250 £16100 155 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 83% 5% 3% £5925 £9045 141 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 83% 5% 3% £5925 £9045 141 London On campus Part-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 0% 15% £9250 £11000 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 85% 1% 15% £9250 £14250 98 Leicester On campus Full-time
Brunel University 44% 5% 5% £9250 £15860 118 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Brunel University 44% 5% 10% £9250 £15860 128 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 73% 1% 3% £9250 £14250 91 Leicester On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 54% 2% 5% £9250 £13200 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 0% 15% £9250 £15600 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Teesside University 68% 2% 11% £9250 £13000 101 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Teesside University 68% 2% 11% £9250 £13000 101 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 74% 0% 10% £8250 £13275 87 Luton On campus Full-time
The University of York 74% 0% 10% £8440 £18700 87 York On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 74% 0% 10% £12720 £21750 87 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 74% 0% 10% £9800 £20000 87 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 74% 0% 10% £4647 £16000 87 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 74% 0% 10% £7000 £14700 87 Aberystwyth On campus Part-time
Durham University 74% 0% 10% £5720 £13255 87 Durham On campus Part-time
City University London 74% 0% 10% £10820 £15700 87 London On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 74% 0% 10% £8500 £14000 87 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 74% 0% 10% £45 £83 87 Lincoln On campus Part-time
Swansea University 74% 0% 10% £2600 £5500 87 Swansea On campus Part-time
Ulster University 83% 0% 10% £9250 £15360 139 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 90% 0% 15% £9250 £13000 90 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 57% 2% 12% £9250 £16200 128 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 68% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 94 London On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 90% 0% 15% £9250 £13000 90 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 90% 0% 15% £9250 £13000 90 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 50% 10% 0% £9250 £14000 102 London On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 50% 10% 0% £9250 £14000 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 71% 5% 15% £9250 £14500 126 London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 71% 5% 15% £9250 £14500 126 London On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 72% 0% 10% £9250 £10500 106 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of West London 55% 0% 0% £9250 £13250 105 Ealing On campus Full-time
The University of York 67% 5% 5% £9250 £19600 129 York On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 67% 5% 5% £7000 £14700 129 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Wales 67% 5% 5% £7800 £15000 129 Cardiff On campus Part-time
The University of York 67% 5% 5% £8440 £18700 129 York On campus Full-time
University of Hull 67% 5% 5% £8950 £8950 129 Hull On campus Full-time
City University London 67% 5% 5% £6770 £9470 129 London On campus Part-time
University of Bolton 90% 15% 10% £9250 £46600 99 Bolton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 3% 15% £9250 £15600 144 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 90% 15% 10% £9250 £37350 99 Bolton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 3% 15% £9250 £11000 144 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 88% 2% 7% £9250 £12000 109 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 100% 15% 10% £9250 £12450 122 Bolton On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 88% 7% 14% £9250 £15576 90 London On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland - - - £389 - - Sunderland On campus Part-time
Derby College - - 5% £6500 £12000 - Derby On campus Full-time
University of Leicester - - 5% £8250 £16850 - Leicester On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 62% - 5% £9000 £12600 114 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 86% 2% 5% - - 129 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Croydon College - - 35% £6000 £6995 - London On campus Full-time
University of Kent - - 35% - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Ulster University 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Ulster University 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Coleraine On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Brighton On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 83% 5% 3% - - 141 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Truro and Penwith College - - 20% £8224 £9335 - Truro On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 75% - 25% £9000 £12600 115 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - 116 London On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 54% 2% 5% £9250 - 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 74% 0% 10% £9250 - 87 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 92% 5% 2% £9000 - 115 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 74% 0% 10% £9250 - 87 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Keele 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Oxford On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Sheffield On campus Part-time
University of Derby 74% 0% 10% £730 - 87 Derby On campus Part-time
Bangor University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Bangor On campus Full-time
Bangor University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Bangor On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Brighton On campus Part-time
Bangor University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Bangor On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 74% 0% 10% - - 87 Belfast On campus Part-time
Bishop Burton College 74% 0% 10% £6160 - 87 Beverley On campus Part-time
Blackburn College 90% - 14% - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Oldham College 88% - 25% £7500 - - Oldham On campus Full-time
Nelson and Colne College - - - £8250 - - Nelson On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 67% - 35% £8750 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - - 20% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Barnsley College - - 20% £2995 - - Barnsley On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 58% - 10% £9000 £12600 103 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 58% - 10% £9250 £14680 103 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 71% 4% 10% - - 105 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 58% - 0% £9000 £12600 118 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 58% - 10% £9000 £12600 103 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 5% 6% - - 132 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 90% 0% 15% £6935 - 90 Sunderland On campus Part-time
University of Wolverhampton 74% 10% 0% £9250 - 108 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Bangor University 70% 5% 11% £9000 - 132 Bangor On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 92% 5% 0% £9000 - 97 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 68% 2% 7% - - 101 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 60% 0% 15% £9250 - 125 Preston On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 60% 0% 15% - - 125 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 79% 0% 10% £9250 - 84 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Kent 83% 4% 25% - - 112 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College 83% 4% 25% £8335 - 112 Blackpool On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 92% 0% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of East London 55% - 35% £9250 £13320 104 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 73% 0% 10% £9250 - 106 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Bangor University 70% 5% 11% £9000 - 132 Bangor On campus Full-time
Oldham College 70% 5% 11% £7500 - 132 Oldham On campus Full-time
Bangor University 70% 5% 11% £9000 - 137 Bangor On campus Full-time
Blackburn College 50% 10% 0% - - 102 Blackburn On campus Full-time
University of East London 55% - 35% £9250 £13320 104 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 73% 0% 10% £9250 - 106 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 92% 0% 10% £9250 - 86 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Selby College 92% 0% 10% £7320 - 86 Selby On campus Full-time
Nazarene Theological College 72% 0% 10% - - 106 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of West London 55% 0% 0% - - 105 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Bath 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Bath On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Winchester On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Lancaster On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Strathclyde 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 67% 5% 5% £785 - 129 Preston On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 67% 5% 5% - - 129 London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 67% 5% 5% - - 129 London On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of West London 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Ealing On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Belfast On campus Part-time
York St John University 67% 5% 5% - - 129 York On campus Part-time
University of Bradford 67% 5% 5% £3690 - 129 Bradford On campus Part-time
York St John University 67% 5% 5% - - 129 York On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 67% 5% 5% - - 129 London On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 67% 5% 5% - - 129 London On campus Part-time
University of Aberdeen 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 67% 5% 5% - - 129 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 73% 0% 0% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
Wiltshire College and University Centre - - 10% £5650 £11500 - Chippenham On campus Full-time
NESCOT North East Surrey College of Technology 91% - 10% £6100 - - Epsom On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 91% - 10% £9250 £13000 - Sunderland On campus Full-time
Gower College Swansea - - 15% £7500 - - Swansea On campus Full-time
St Helens College - - 55% £7995 - - Saint Helens On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University - - 20% - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth - - 20% - - - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth - - 20% - - - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Anglia Ruskin University 81% 4% 10% £9250 - 112 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 56% 4% 15% £9250 - 129 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 56% 4% 15% £9250 - 129 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 76% 0% 5% - - 119 Paisley On campus Full-time
St Helens College 76% 0% 5% £7995 - 119 Saint Helens On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk - 0% 0% £9250 £12996 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Chester 73% 3% 8% £9250 - 118 Chester On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 81% 10% 0% - - 114 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle College 81% 10% 0% £9000 - 114 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Chester 73% 3% 8% £9250 - 118 Chester On campus Full-time
Doncaster College and University Centre 29% - 20% £7400 - - Doncaster On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 29% - 20% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 77% 2% 6% £9250 - 129 Paisley On campus Full-time
Burnley College 58% - 10% £9000 - 100 Burnley On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
5126 students of Criminal Justice in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Criminal Justice

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22105 £21580 £24739
25-75 percentile range £18263 - £27105 £16200 - £27338 £18381 - £31803

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23084 £22243 £25543
25-75 percentile range £19603 - £25916 £16032 - £26237 £18516 - £30862

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Criminal Justice

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Criminal Justice who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Criminal Justice

  • Government Agencies
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Law Firms
  • Private Law Firms

Specialisations within Criminal Justice

  • Generalist
  • Corrections and Case Management
  • Forensic Science
  • Homeland Security and Crisis Management
  • Law Enforcement

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Criminal Justice who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Criminal Justice (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Criminal Justice at University of Brighton

20% Welfare and housing associate professionals
15% Administrative occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Elementary occupations
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning
5% Sales occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Caring personal services

Grading Distribution

Students of Criminal Justice in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Criminal Justice

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Criminal Justice studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Laws - LLM
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Doctor of Professional Studies - DProf
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Doctor of Criminal Justice - DCrimJ

Crime and Criminal Justice (Final Year Top-Up) at University of Bolton received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 6 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Criminal Justice was £22105 15 months after graduation, £21580 3 years after graduation and £24739 5 years after graduation.