The BSc (Hons) Criminology and psychology course is ideal for students who want to understand the relationship between crime and social issues – such as mental health, ill-health, poverty, discrimination and develop and understanding of how human mind works.
In this program, coached by experts in the field, students will have the opportunity to understand and resolve the causes of a crime from both a sociological and psychological perspective. The perfect combination of criminology and psychology will give students an expertise in theories and approaches in terms of both disciplines, forming them to critically analyse and evaluate the causes and effects of crimes and deviant human behaviour.
Students will also learn about developmental, social and cognitive psychology, as well as how people evolve through infancy, adolescence and adulthood, personal formation, social influences that affect behaviour and the development of perception and human thinking.
Furthermore, the theory of criminological philosophy and the assumptions that underpin intervention and control, as well as the criminal justice system – including the police, courts and jails – will be studied and explored.
At the same time, this course will give students a range of transferable and practical skills that will aid in both law-related and other careers or further studies.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / April / August / September;