Criminology and Criminal Psychology, B.Sc. | Aberystwyth University | Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
B.Sc. On Campus

Criminology and Criminal Psychology

36 months
14300 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Criminology and Criminal Psychology BSc degree offered at Aberystwyth University focuses on the fundamental aspects of Criminology, but places special emphasis on the psychological approaches to understanding human behaviour. 


The Criminology and Criminal Psychology BSc degree offered at Aberystwyth University addresses crime causation and the impact of crime on individuals, communities and societies, and explores psychological explanations of criminal behaviour and the management of offenders. Modules in criminology research methods will also provide you with key technical and analytical skills necessary to engage in contemporary debates surrounding policies and practices designed to prevent crime.

Career opportunities

On completion of your degree, you will possess a repertoire of skills essential for pursuing a professional career in areas such as policing, prisons and youth justice.

On completion of your degree you will be in a strong position as potential candidate for:

  • Police and Prison Services;
  • National Probation Services;
  • UK Border Agency;
  • Intelligence Analyst for the Security.
  • Your future is important to us and our degrees will equip you with the following:
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely written and oral form;
  • Effective problem solving and creative thinking skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology Research Skills
  • Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Legal And Criminal Justice Systems
  • Crime Control And Prevention 
  • Criminology In Action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS Tariff 120 - 96

  • A Levels BBB-CCC
  • GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh
  • BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM
  • International Baccalaureate: 30-26
  • European Baccalaureate: 75%-65% overall
  • English Language Requirements:

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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