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Studying Criminology Sociology & Social Policy at Liverpool University. Dr Roy Coleman School of Sociology and Social Policy. Today . 10-11am The Talk 11-12am Parents meet staff / Students take the campus tour 12-1.20pm Lunch at the Student Union

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Studying Criminology Sociology & Social Policy at Liverpool University

Dr Roy Coleman

School of Sociology and Social Policy


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Today University

10-11am The Talk

11-12am

Parents meet staff /

Students take the campus tour

12-1.20pm Lunch at the Student Union

1.30-3.30pm City and Halls Coach Tour


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Overview University

1. Studying Criminology, Sociology & Social Policy

2. Our University in the city

3. After University / Careers / contact us …

4. A Students Perspective


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1 Why study Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy at Liverpool?

  • Learn to problem solve, assess, critique

  • Investigative learning and research

  • Improve you job prospects

    “Sociologists are where you least expect them”


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- Liverpool?Tradition: Study at one of the oldest Sociology Schools in the country

  • Socially relevant to the world we are in

  • 450 undergraduate students

  • 30+ members of staff

    - Friendly atmosphere


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It’s about the challenge of Liverpool?asking the questions!

Beyond the headlines…….

  • What is the city?

  • Does that policy ‘work’?

  • Whose culture is this?

  • What is ‘anti-social’ behaviour?

  • Are there alternatives?

    ……………..


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Gaining graduate skills… Liverpool?

  • Importance of a social understanding for policy, firms, media, government, social change …

  • We give you transferable skills:

    - critical analysis

    - problem solving

    - communication / presentation skills

    - independence


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Your Degree as a Pathway Liverpool?

BA Criminology & Sociology / BA Sociology / BA Sociology and Social Policy / BA Combined Honours

Work and Learn

  • Youth, Justice, Identity

  • Communities, Regeneration and

    Urban Policy

  • Culture, Media, Crime

  • Consumerism, Culture and the City

  • Social Identities – class, race,

    gender, sexuality, age

  • Police, Policing & Punishment …….


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Supporting you Liverpool?

  • Lectures x 6-8 hours

  • Seminars x 6-8 hours

  • Personal Tutors (as often as you like!)

  • Team and Private study

  • Assessment (essays, exams, presentations…)

  • Dissertation (10,000 research report)

  • Supported ‘Learning

    While You Work’

  • IT and Learning


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2 Our University in the City of Liverpool Liverpool?

Virgin 2007 Alternative Guide to British Universities – ‘Fab!’

Student satisfaction – Liverpool in top five University towns (RBS Survey)

‘Most helpful Administration staff’

(Opinion Panel)

5th ‘most cost effective student city’

Europe's Biggest City centre development


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3 After University: your career Liverpool?

  • Gaining Professionalism, a career route and employability

  • Sociology graduates often work in: - Management - Marketing - Journalism - Politics / Activism - Social Research

    - Welfare Agencies

  • Public / Private World

  • Postgraduate studies


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To Find Out More … Liverpool?

  • Visit the our web-site – www.liv.ac.uk/ssp/

    [Provides detailed information on degree programmes, modules, staff interests, how to contact us]

  • Admissions advice and support = contact –

    Linda: [email protected]

    Roy: [email protected]


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