Welcome to the Centre’s Web Pages for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our students enjoy small teaching groups, a supportive learning environment, and supervision from a team of internationally-regarded Sociological and Criminological experts.
We have a friendly, close-knit student community interested in lively debate. There are plenty of fora for this sort of exchange – from the student-led CrimSoc Society to the annual Postgraduate Research Day.
The Centre is home to two Undergraduate degrees, the BSc Criminology and Sociology and the new BSc Criminology and Psychology. Our programmes provide a rounded education, and our students can take units on, amongst other things, criminal law, health and illness, terrorism, race and ethnicity, crime and the media, data analysis, youth and crime, and the family. More information on these programmes can be found in the Undergraduate link.
The Centre is also home to a large number of PhD students who participate fully in the life of the Centre. Recent and current PhD students’ research topics include:
The relationship between the medical profession and CAM in Portugal
Accounting for and managing risk among sex workers in Hong Kong
Mediation in the escalation to violence among non-violent offenders.
Children with asthma and their carers' experience of hospital care
Silenced bodies: Dying patient's experiences in Portugal
Families with children with epilepsy: decision-making at diagnosis and beyond
Identity work, moral accountability and good mothering practices
More information can be found in the Postgraduate link.