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Criminology and Criminal Justice with Psychology (Hons)

University of South Wales

36 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

Criminology and psychology inhabit a rapidly changing world and through this Criminology and Criminal Justice with Psychology (Hons) course from University of South Wales, you will study not one, but two topical, challenging and fascinating disciplines.

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Overview

Covering two distinct and yet complementary areas of study, this major minor Criminology with Psychology degree allows you to study the fundamental elements of each discipline.

Not only will you be able to gain an advanced understanding of crime and criminal justice systems, but you’ll be able to consider the psychology of crime in relation to such issues, making for a stimulating programme of study.

The ability to combine two academic disciplines is also a great way of broadening your knowledge base and opening up opportunities for a wide range of interesting career options.

Careers

The Criminology and Criminal Justice with Psychology (Hons) course from University of South Wales gives you a solid foundation for professional training in social work, probation, youth justice, youth and community work and research. Other popular career routes include the police, prison service and other criminal justice agencies, as well as protection and victim support services. From social workers and counsellors to clinical psychologists, our recent graduates have attained positions in a variety of roles across the country.

The ability to master two academic subjects demonstrates a high level of organisational skill and enables you to enter a variety of rewarding careers. Besides gaining knowledge of two complementary subjects, you will develop key skills that employers value such as evaluating evidence and making conclusions, writing reports, the application of IT and the confidence to present logical reasoned arguments. Many of our graduates are also seen as attractive employment options because of their critical and independent thinking, analytical skills and knowledge of today’s society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Crime and Society
  • Understanding Criminal Justice
  • Criminological Theory
  • Researching Crime and Criminal Justice 
  • Perspectives in Psychology
  • Critical readings in Psychology
  • Contemporary Issues in Substance Misuse
  • Professional Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer: BCC - CDD (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer: Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical BTEC Offer: Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with higher grades of between 655-445 (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points)
  • Typical IB Offer: Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level
  • Typical Access to HE Offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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