Suggested Reading - Criminology

Whether you have already secured your place here at Swansea, or are looking for some interesting reading to prepare yourself for your criminology degree, we have the reading list for you.

Our academics have supplied you with their list of the best criminology books, podcasts, and other online resources. These are intended to give you a flavour of the material that you may cover during your time at university.

Why should I read these?

We have put this criminology degree reading list together to help you in the following ways:

  • The materials provided will help to introduce you to the terminology and subject matter that will be covered during your criminology degree
  • The reading will help you to develop your own opinions on the materials, and will broaden your horizons to cover various criminological perspectives
  • If you haven’t applied yet, this reading list, together with your own reading, will help you to write a strong personal statement, with good understanding and references

Reading List and Online Resources