BSc. Criminology and Security Studies - Egerton university | Educartis

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4 years
Bachelor
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Course Overview

This four year undergraduate programme is designed for students who are passionate about pursing careers in the police service, forensic investigation, human rehabilitation services, and security management. Taken on-campus at Egerton University, the course prepares graduates to take up managerial positions in the public sector such as the police service and prisons. In addition, students will be able to find jobs in the private sector such as security management and related roles. 

Are you looking for work that is fast-paced, fascinating, and unpredictable? While a career in criminology and security studies is no doubt challenging, it provides individuals with the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the safety and peace within their community, and seek justice for victims of crime or those who have been wrongfully convicted. If this sounds like the right pahis course will open doors for you to jobs that are mentally stimulating, well-paid, and highly rewarding. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand the nature and extent of the complexities of Justice and Security challenges.
  • Equipped with knowledge and skills in restitute, distributive and commutative justice. 
  • Understand new models of peace building and conflict management as a way of managing security.
  • Better grasp emerging human security threats such as piracy, human trafficking, terrorism.
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BSc. Criminology and Security Studies

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Prison Guard
  • Police Officer
  • Rehabilitation Officer
  • Lawyer

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have either:

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C passed at one sitting from at least seven subjects drawn from subject groups as specified by the KNEC or equivalent. 
  • A Certificate from a recognised institution with a 'credit' pass or higher or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution in the relevant field of specialisation, acceptable to Senate. 

AND 
  • Meet additional or specific entry requirements as may be specified by the department offering this programme. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must:

  •  Fill out an online application form. 
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee. 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Transfer 
  • Bank Deposit
Note
Each year, students at Egerton University benefit from several Scholarships and Grants. There are limited offers for Work Study for needy students.

Detailed course information

This programme is taken on-campus at  the Egerton University and shall extend for a period of eight semesters. This will be offered in the following modes:

  • Full Time Lectures: Run normally for a period of 8 semesters 
  • Part-Time Lectures: Students will attend a three hour lecture in the evenings (5 days a week) and a minimum of 6 hours in all. Six courses will be taken per semester.  

The main objective of the programme is to provide an indepth study of social life, social causes and consequences of human behaviour. This is structured into three areas of specialised options with respective objectives:

i) Rehabilitation and Probation Services.
ii) Security and Disaster Management.
iii) Criminal and Forensic Investigation.
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