This is a unique work-experience opportunity for current university students, graduates and masters students studying Criminology and Law. Placements are also available for professionals already working in the area of Criminology & Law.
85% of students completing the Criminology and Law placement, saying it helped them with practical employability skills.
We have helped university students conduct research and we welcome Criminology and Law students and their tutors to get in touch to ask about themes to explore and topics to research.
Criminology topics that can be applied
During your stay you’ll be able to apply your research methodologies, gather insights and understand how people’s way of life has developed in South Africa. In addition, you will deal with everyday cases that come in, as well as follow up with closed cases and community outreach programmes. where you’ll be involved as a supporting member of the team.
This is a great opportunity for work-experience for current university students, graduates and masters students studying Criminology and Law.
“Gaining valuable Criminology related work-experience gave me the practical experience I needed to apply for Criminology graduate jobs. I 100% think my work experience in South Africa put me above my competitors and secured my first job.”
“The Criminology Placement in South Africa was a great experience for me and getting to practice what I’m studying, Criminology. Going to court and working alongside the police was great, and taught me so much about the South African criminal justice system.”
“I volunteered for three months during my university summer holidays. I was studying Criminology and Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where I now tutor Criminology students, helping them with research and career progression, volunteer placements and study abroad experiences”
Watch Criminology Student from Bournemouth University talk about the South Africa legal system she witnessed on her Criminology and Law Placement