University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology and Criminal Psychology

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Course summary

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Our criminology and criminal psychology degree is aimed at anyone interested in crime, psychology and the criminal justice system. Study topics provide a clear introduction to criminology and criminal psychology. You will cover a range of issues, including offender profiling, stalking, psychopathology, gender, race and discrimination, crime scene investigation, and terrorism. You also have the option to put your learning into practice through a work placement in a prison setting or with an agency connected to the Criminal Justice System. Popular careers for our criminology graduates include policy, research, the police force, social care and welfare. Our graduates have also gone on to work for UK Visas and Immigration and HM Revenue and Customs. What you should know about this course

  • This course offers a unique fusion of two of the most exciting contemporary academic disciplines
It covers the understanding of the nature, causes and reactions to crime, alongside a comprehensive overview of criminal psychology.
  • You will explore social and state responses and methods of control by integrating major theoretical paradigms in the field of criminology.
  • Optional modules offered include one where students study in a prison alongside serving prisoners and another which is a placement with an agency that is part of / complementary to the Criminal Justice System
  • This degree does not provide British Psychological Society (BPS) recognition or accreditation. However, graduates of this course who are accepted on to and then successfully complete our MSc Psychology conversion degree will receive Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS. (The MSc has specific entry requirements.)

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2020/21 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2021/22 academic year.
Criminology and Criminal Psychology at University of Greenwich - UCAS