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BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Course Overview

What motivates people to behave the way they do? What constitutes a criminal? Why do people commit crimes? This inter-disciplinary criminology and psychology degree covers a range of fascinating and thought-provoking modules, such as crime and society, the criminal justice system and the inequalities of the modern world. Perfect for students who want to explore both discipline areas, this course is the ideal stepping stone to your future career goals. While studying your criminology and psychology degree, you’ll aim to understand the world of social values and behaviours, building a solid foundation in both disciplines. This degree allows students to go on a real journey – from understanding the theories behind committing a crime and how the crime is treated in the legal system. If you’re passionate about debating and discussing the views of society and criminal influences, then you’re in the right place.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

With Criminology and Psychology degree, you have the chance to study two fascinating disciplines in the world of social science. By providing you with the fundamentals of each field, we’re preparing you to take your next step in a range of exciting and challenging industries.
Year 1
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Crime & Society
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Key Studies in Psychology
Year 2
  • Research and Ethics in Action
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Contemporary Debates in Criminology
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Policing & Police Powers
Year 3
  • Research Planning & Project
  • Contemporary Developmental Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Cybercrime
  • Youth Justice

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

Funding Options

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