Bachelor of Science in

Stimulate your forensic mind by enrolling in our exciting B.Sc. in Criminology & Criminal Justice, a course which involves investigating the nature of crime and criminality and the study of society’s response through the criminal justice system. You will explore how societies attempt the control and punishment of crimes and disorder and  gain a theoretical and practical understanding of this intriguing subject.

Criminology uses a social sciences approach to study and classify crime, and explore theories around criminal behaviour. You will also learn how society deals with criminal behaviour when you study institutions such as the police, courts, prisons and probation service and their roles.

You’ll have a range of options in your final year and you’ll be expected to undertake an independent piece of research on a relevant topic of particular interest to you.



  • To be unconditionally admitted to complete UCC undergraduate programmes, individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  • Candidates who have a minimum of 4 CXCs can also apply pending the outstanding CXC subjects or can opt to do UCC replacement courses Core Mathematics, English for Academic Purpose and Fundamentals of Accounting.
  • Mature Entry: Must be working for 5 years or more, be at a minimum age of 25 years. Academic qualifications, a detailed resume, a job letter and 3 professional references will be required.


  • Evening Classes (Monday – Thursday) 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Early Bird* Classes (Monday – Thursday) 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Sunday Classes (3 classes 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
  • Day* Classes (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)