BSc Criminology & Security Studies

What are the causes of crime? How can crime be prevented? Do prisons work? What are the alternatives? Is sentencing fair? These are some of the cutting-edge questions we consider on our course.

September Entry

Start date

4 years

Duration

₦2,600,000

Fees per session

Studying Criminology at Nile University provides the opportunity to examine many aspects of a diverse subject, in a way that is engaging and creates a hunger to know more.

Study Modules

Studying Criminology at Nile University provides the opportunity to examine many aspects of a diverse subject, in a way that is engaging and creates a hunger to know more.

BSc Criminology & Security Studies - FAQs

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • Direct Entry: Available
  • UTME Subject Combinations:  English, Economics, Government, and any one of
    the following: History, Geography, Literature in
    English, French, IRK, Hausa.
  • O’ Level Subject Combinations: Candidates who wish to study Criminology & Security Studies must have obtained a credit in Mathematics and English Language plus credit passes in either economics, geography or science and two additional subjects in SSCE, NECO, GCE exams or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.

The course is taught using a mixture of lectures, small group seminars, personal tutorials and practical, ‘hands-on’ skills workshops. Core course content will be delivered during the lectures, while the associated seminars and workshops offer opportunities for you to explore topics more independently and in more depth.

A Criminology and Security Studies degree can provide you with an excellent basis for graduate-level employment in a wide range of relevant professions, from the more established careers such as the prison and police service to the newer initiatives in areas of community safety and security and crime prevention.

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Main Objectives of the SAB:

1- Development of

a) Curriculum of the department
b) Syllabus of the courses in the department
c) Institutional relationships
2- Increase the potential of

a) Internship
b) Scholarship
c) Sponsorship


Roles and Responsibilities of the SAB:  
The roles and responsibilities of SAB are as follows:
The SAB develops and recommends new or revised programme goals and objectives.
The Sectoral of “X” Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, postgraduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources.

 

Structure of the SAB:

The SAB is composed of members from eminent institutions as well as members from industry and members of faculty of the department. The chairman of the Board is the head of the department.
The Board meets twice per academic year.

Contact the Department

Phone Number:

+234 903 178 3370

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