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Psychology and Crime, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Grantham, United Kingdom
This foundation degree provides vocational and practical perspectives on the application of both general and criminal psychology to the understanding of human behaviour, offending and society's response to offenders.
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Overview

  • Provide you with a critical overview of the well-established and emerging theories, principles, concepts, debates, and empirical methods and findings in psychology;
  • Create opportunities for you to consider the application of these underlying concepts to real-world contexts that relate to the areas in which you have experience of working, or wish to work in the future;
  • Enable you to reach your personal potential by enhancing your knowledge, key transferable skills, and self-awareness, through reflection and critical enquiry;
  • Enable you to develop strong academic skills which permit critical enquiry, including the ability to identify and locate appropriate resources for your investigation, to synthesise and analyse different sources of information, and to critically evaluate the reliability and validity of the information found and the conclusions drawn.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Foundations to Psychology
  • Study Skills and Social Research
  • Comparative Youth Justice
  • Work Based Learning 
  • Social and Lifespan Development
  • Professional Development and Research
  • Crime and Social Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A Foundation Degree will be of particular interest if you have completed a Modern Apprenticeship, vocational A levels, BTEC National or equivalent.
  • Foundation Degrees are also particularly suitable if you want to qualify while working.
  • As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32-48 points, based on your level 3 studies.
  • Many students studying for foundation degrees come to us through work-based routes so you can apply for a foundation degree even if you don't have traditional academic qualifications.

Work Experience

We welcome applicants with relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6165 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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International students cannot apply for Foundation Degrees.

Funding

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