School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • Criminology (BA or BSc)

    Induction timetable

    Here is a list of the main events involving Criminology students in Induction Week (16-20 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY. Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location

    Wednesday 18 September

    Welcome and Induction 11:30 JHB308 (Kennedy Room), John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Student Card Collection - only for those students who still need a card
    13:00 Student Central counter, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Visa enrolment - for students who require a study visa 
    13:00 Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Freshers' Sports Fair 10:00-16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus

    Thursday 19 September

    Subject Meeting 1 10:00-11:00
    G538, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus
    All single honours students must attend this meeting.
    Combined honours students can choose to attend this meeting or the 11am meeting (see below).
    Subject Meeting 2 11:00-12:00 G538, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus
    Combined honours students should attend meetings for both subjects but can choose which meeting to attend first.
    Meet Your Academic Advisor Drop-in from 14:00-16:00 You will find out who your Academic Advisor is when you arrive

    Module Registration Help desk

    (timetable and programme queries)

    Drop-in from 15:00-17:00 JHB404, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    Friday 20 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00-16:00
    John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    Module Registration Help desk 

    (only for those students who have missed the Thursday deadline) 

    Drop-in from 10:00-17:00 JHB403, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.


    Key contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact Contact details
    Head of School Professor Joanne Begiato
    Programme Lead Dr Mark Cain
    Subject Coordinator Dr Kate West
    Student Support Coordinator Mandy Archer
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Charlie Brampton
    Programme Administrator Mr Mike Wilson

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Criminology modules. Please note that you are not required to buy these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module Book details
    Crime and Criminology in Context
    • Newburn, T. (2017). Criminology. 3rd edn. Abingdon: Routledge
    Crime in Theory and Practice
    • Newburn, T. (2017). Criminology. 3rd edn. Abingdon: Routledge
    • Dockley, A., and Loader, I. (2013) The Penal Landscape: The Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales. Abingdon: Routledge.

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for Criminology. You should meet your Academic Advisor in their room on Thursday Week 0 between 2pm and 4pm. If there is any change to this, it will be shown in the Alternative Arrangement column.

    Name Room Phone Alternative arrangement
    Dr Liviu Alexandrescu T201 48 4245  
    Ms Alice Gerlach T202 48 3697  
    Dr Thomas Guiney T200 48 4226  
    Dr Kate West T203 48 4129