Our Degree Programmes

Our School of Social Sciences offer a range of different undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes to suit all of your different needs. Why not sign up today? Our undergraduate programmes on offer are: BSc (Hons) Criminology BSc (Hons) Sociology BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care BA (Hons) Community and Youth Work Studies BA (Hons) Social…

Punishment and Society: The Pink Triangle

Abbie Riley BSc (Hons) Criminology The Pink Triangle, also referred to as the hidden holocaust, is when Nazi homosexual men were sent to concentration camps as prisoners (Grau and Shoppmann, 2012).  Although since paragraph 175 in 1871 (German Criminal Code Strafgesetzbuch – StGB, 2020), it has been an offence for men to have sex with…

Source Report: Sexuality and Gender Minorities in Postcolonial Countries: Uganda

Suzanne Butler BSc (Hons) Sociology Introduction This source report will explore the phenomena of human rights abuses against gender and sexual minorities (the LBGT community) in postcolonial countries, specifically using Uganda as a case study. Human rights are protected under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (UN General Assembly, 1948), and whilst there are…

‘Critically Explore Current Impediments to Public Confidence and Consider how Changes within Police Policy and Practice might Enhance Police Legitimacy and Public Consent’

Jade Cochrane BSc (Hons) Criminology This essay will explore the current impediments to public confidence, with human rights, youth and domestic violence all having a core focus throughout. It is without question that in the neo-liberal society in which we live, factors such as privatisation and capitalism significantly impact our opinions and beliefs. Even more…