School of Social and Political Sciences Undergraduate Courses

Criminology - BA (Hons)

Lincoln’s Criminology degree is designed to enable students to develop and apply an understanding of the complex nature of crime, punishment and justice. Alternative solutions to crime prevention are examined, and the impact of crime on society is investigated.

Criminology and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Criminology and Social Policy degree aims to give students the opportunity to study the nature, causes, control and prevention of criminal behaviour, alongside an examination of how social policy is created and how it influences the way we live.

Criminology and Sociology - BA (Hons)

This joint degree aims to offer students an introduction to the contemporary subjects of criminology and sociology. Teaching is informed by research and current social debate around issues of crime, justice and the society.

International Relations - BA (Hons)

Our BA (Hons) International Relations degree is an interdisciplinary programme which draws upon politics, economics, history, sociology, international law, geography and cultural studies to explore global issues such as conflict, global inequalities, sovereignty and human rights.

International Relations and Politics - BA (Hons)

Lincoln’s BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics degree provides students with access to a diverse range of modules in politics and international relations. Students can explore British Politics, international diplomacy and the emergence of global institutions.

International Relations and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

This joint programme draws on a range of social science disciplines to examine challenging and controversial national and international issues such as human rights, poverty and social exclusion.

Politics - BA (Hons)

This BA (Hons) Politics degree examines domestic and global politics, political theory and international relations. Students have the opportunity to explore the big political issues of the day in Britain and around the globe, and study the social and theoretical contexts which underpin these developments.

Politics and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

This degree combines a detailed exploration of political ideas, institutions and processes with an in-depth analysis of how policies are developed and implemented to deal with the social problems at the national and supranational level.

Politics and Sociology - BA (Hons)

This joint degree offers the opportunity to gain an insight into the impact of domestic and global politics on the nature of society. Teaching is informed by emerging political themes and contemporary social debate.

Social Policy - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Social Policy degree explores how social problems arise, how governments react and the impact this has on society and its citizens. Students can learn the skills necessary to critically analyse the efficacy and fairness of policies and explore public and media responses.

Social Policy and Sociology - BA (Hons)

Social Policy and Sociology at Lincoln draws on two key social science disciplines to offer an insight into the diverse and different social groups, structures and practices that make up society.

Sociology - BA (Hons)

As a Sociology student at Lincoln, you are introduced to the study of human social behaviour, which can improve your understanding of how societies are organised, how social identities are constructed and the issues facing some of society’s most marginalised people.

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