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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

Studying Criminology Sociology & Social Policy at Liverpool University

Dr Roy Coleman

School of Sociology and Social Policy

today
Today

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

overview
Overview

1. Studying Criminology, Sociology & Social Policy

2. Our University in the city

3. After University / Careers / contact us …

4. A Students Perspective

1 why study sociology criminology and social policy at liverpool
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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- 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

it s about the challenge of asking the questions
It’s about the challenge of 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?

……………..

gaining graduate skills
Gaining graduate skills…
  • 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

your degree as a pathway
Your Degree as a Pathway

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 …….
supporting you
Supporting you
  • 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
2 our university in the city of liverpool
2 Our University in the City of 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

3 after university your career
3 After University: your career
  • 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
to find out more
To Find Out More …
  • 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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