Department of Criminology and Security Science

Criminology is the scientific study of crime, criminal behaviour, and the criminal justice system. It encompasses the examination of the causes, consequences, prevention, and control of crime and delinquency. Furthermore, it analyses various factors contributing to criminal behaviour, including social, psychological, economic, and environmental influences. Security Science is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on the study and application of measures to protect individuals, organisations, and society from threats, risks, and hazards. It encompasses a wide range of areas, incorporating physical security, corporate security, security technology and information security, security risk control, risk management, emergency management, and disaster preparedness. It involves the assessment of vulnerabilities, development of strategies for risk mitigation, and enhance resilience against various forms of threats.

Enrolling in qualifications offered by the Department of Criminology and Security Science equips students to evolve into proficient problem-solving graduates with the initiative to make effective decisions. The Department takes pride in providing a diverse range of study opportunities, extending from undergraduate to postgraduate levels.

Last modified: 2024/03/14