Canterbury, United Kingdom

American Studies / Applied Criminology

Language: EnglishStudies in English
Subject area: social
Qualification: BA, BSc
Kind of studies: full-time studies, part-time studies
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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BA/BSc)
Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation" originally derived from the Ancient Greek verb "krino" "κρίνω", and Ancient Greek -λογία, -logy|-logia, from "logos" meaning: “word,” “reason,” or “plan”) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in both the behavioral and social sciences, drawing especially upon the research of sociologists, psychologists, philosophers, psychiatrists, biologists, social anthropologists, as well as scholars of law.
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