Criminology course voted as one of the country’s best

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Criminology teaching at Sheffield Hallam University has been hailed as the very best in the country after it received a prestigious annual award for teaching excellence.

The British Society of Criminology has awarded Hallam’s criminology team with its acclaimed Teaching Award for the way it is developing students’ careers.

The award was presented at The British Society of Criminology conference at the University of Liverpool.

A BSC judging panel heard testimonies from students and practitioners about how the course prepared students for careers in the field.

The judges found that the Hallam department used ‘innovative teaching strategies which make positive contributions to learning and teaching’.