• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Criminology with Psychology Honours course at Middlesex University is a well-established programme combining modules on the problem of crime, criminological theory, the institutions of criminal justice, and criminological skills and methods with others that introduce psychological concepts, theories and methods. 


Why study BA Criminology with Psychology Honours at Middlesex University?

The Criminology Department at Middlesex has enjoyed a national and international reputation for over 30 years. The study of this Criminology with Psychology Honours allows you to integrate and apply psychology to criminology to gain an expert understanding of criminal behaviour.

Course highlights

  • You have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the course
  • Researchers in the Crime and Conflict Research Centre are actively involved in projects such as trans-national organised crime; youth crime; community safety strategies; crime and deviance, inter-ethnic conflict and this research is reflected in the programme
  • The excellent links with criminology-focused organisations in London ensure you can secure prestigious placement opportunities and gain excellent professional experience while you study


The degree is an excellent foundation for a career within a wide range organisations, such as the police, the National Offender Management Service, Jural Legal Services, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Court Service, and local government community safety, youth services, housing and environmental services, and drug and alcohol support services. While a degree in Criminology with Psychology will ordinarily lead to employment within the general field of criminal justice, the skills of data research, critical analysis, oral, written and visual communication, reasoned debate, understanding theoretical concepts, and policy analysis can be transferred to many other areas of employment.

Many of our graduates have also gone on to develop careers in a wide range of third sector organisations including those that deal with victim support, offender and drug rehabilitation, and community based private projects often with the young and the elderly.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      4 years full-time with placement
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

Year 1
  • Crime and Control in a Social Context 
  • Explaining Crime
  • Researching the City: Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology 
  • Foundation Psychology 
Year 2
  • Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences 
  • Criminology in Late Modernity 
  • Institutions of Criminal Justice 
  • Developmental Psychology
Year 3
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Dissertation 
  • Gangs and Group Offending 
  • Violent Crime 
  • Justice, Punishment and Human Rights 
  • Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice 
  • Organised and White Collar Crime 
  • Special Constabulary 
  • Forensic Mental Health and Offending 
  • Integrated Learning and Work Placement 
  • Children as Victims and Offenders 

                                              English Language Requirements

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                                              General Requirements

                                              • 112 UCAS points
                                              • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
                                              • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
                                              • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
                                              • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
                                              • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

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                                              Tuition Fee

                                              • International

                                                13000 GBP/year
                                                Tuition Fee
                                                Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                              • EU/EEA

                                                9250 GBP/year
                                                Tuition Fee
                                                Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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                                              Living costs for London

                                              • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                                                Living Costs

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