• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Reasons to study the BA Criminology with Psychology (Hons) at De Montfort University

  • Experienced academics work at the cutting edge of criminological research support you by keeping up-to-date with the latest knowledge from industry
  • Tailor your learning with a wide range of optional modules to choose from in year three
  • Strong industry links with the British Psychological Society and the British Society of Criminology
  • DMU Criminology Society enrich your experience through stimulating seminars and social events with fellow students
  • Gain international expeience through our #DMUglobal programme which has enabled students to investigate state crime at Auschwitz concentration camp, consider inequality and segregation in New York, and support refugees in Berlin
  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU.

Opportunities and careers

Graduates from this programme find work in a number of fields, including:

  • Policing
  • Youth justice
  • Community safety
  • Crime prevention
  • Victim Support
  • Prison Service
  • National Probation Service and probation partner organisations
  • Substance misuse services
  • Social work
  • Teaching

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Research, Equility and Diversity
  • The Criminal Justice System and its Legislative Context
  • Core Areas in Psychology
  • Research for Effective Practice
  • Crime, Risk and Community Safety
  • Punishment and Society
  • Personality and Intelligence

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

GCSEs

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English

Plus one of the following:

A levels

  • A minimum of 104 points from at least two A levels with a subject at grade C or above
BTEC
  • BTEC National Diploma - Distinction/Merit/Merit
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Distinction/Merit/Merit
International Baccalaureate
  • 24+ points
Access Course
  • Pass in QAA accredited Access to HE with at least 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 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 Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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