The Criminal Psychology (Hons) programme at the University of Essex Online gives you the opportunity to study alongside fellow professionals and classmates to take part in thought-provoking modules covering topics such as offender profiling, risk management and offender rehabilitation.
The course emphasises the importance of evidence-based practice along with the integration of psychological theory to understand, reduce and prevent offending behaviour. You’ll also study the core areas of psychology including cognitive, social and developmental psychology.
You’ll have the opportunity to explore fascinating topics including:
Finally, you’ll be able to build on your research skills acquired during the programme through your final project on a criminal psychology topic that is of personal interest to you.
The BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology degree lends itself to most careers within the criminal justice, but the skills and knowledge obtained from studying the programme are also highly sought after by employers from a wide range of sectors including security, marketing, research, academia and business.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
Relevant work experience
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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