Criminology and criminal justice degrees online

Our online criminology and criminal justice degree courses offer a broad-based study of crime, punishment and the UK criminal justice system - all delivered entirely online through a Virtual Learning Environment. Our distance learning courses are delivered by expert tutors and have the same high standards of teaching and assessment that you would expect to find on their campus-based equivalents. A dedicated student support team is also on hand throughout your studies to offer guidance and support as necessary. Whether you have work or family commitments, take control over where and when you study as you earn a qualification validated by a leading UK university.

Choosing a criminal justice degree online

The structure of our online criminology and criminal justice degree programmes allows you to specialise as well as cover a broad range of options depending on your professional interests. Our students are well placed to find work in areas including the police, courts, prisons and probation service, as well as the growing private sector where companies and voluntary organisations are taking on greater responsibility. The emphasis on personal development within our distance learning courses means graduates are well equipped to find roles in this evolving job market.

Back to the undergraduate degrees overview page

Criminology and Criminal Justice degrees we offer:

Read our testimonials

Click here to download our prospectus

Our students come from a diverse range of backgrounds and choose to study online to develop their careers, learn new skills and because of the flexibility of our online courses.

If you want to learn more about any of our degree courses online call us on 0800 0527 526 or e-mail to


Our CertCE Criminal Justice is a level 4 qualification that looks at the institutions and methods society uses to control and prevent crime. It can be taken as a standalone course or used to progress onto the full BA (Hons). Find out more.

BA (Hons)

Our Criminology and Criminal Justice BA (Hons) is a level 6 qualification that focuses on the scientific study of crime and criminal behaviour, as well as the infrastructure we put in place to cope with it. Find out more.

BA (Hons) top up

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice progression route is used to top up existing level 5 qualification into a full BA (Hons) degree. Find out more to check if you meet the entry requirements of study.