Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. Who and what constitutes crime and how do we react to it? Why do people offend? Why the preoccupation with crimes of the powerless? How does the news and other media representations such as film, fiction and computer games shape our understanding and experiences of crime? How do race, gender and class shape individuals’ experiences of crime and victimisation? How does our more globalised world shape localised crime experiences? These are some of the themes you explore on this degree. Course details: Studying psychology gives you a deeper understanding of behaviour and how it is influenced. Psychology’s applications are found everywhere, from half-time team talks to the lighting, music and layout of supermarkets and shopping centres. This criminology with psychology major-minor programme provides you with the opportunity to explore criminological issues alongside a psychological focus. The degree links criminological and sociological approaches to crime and justice to more psychologically-focused perspectives on these issues. You gain research and study skills from both discipline areas and have the opportunity to explore other aspects of psychology with option choice. You graduate with a thorough grounding in theoretical criminology with psychology, as well as specialist knowledge gained in your module choices, which can be as diverse as drugs and domestic violence. After the course: You can enter a broad range of careers including the probation service, the prison service, the police, voluntary organisations, the public sector and postgraduate training or study. All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree course. Our staff utilise their extensive connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lecture sessions, live projects and site visits. In addition we offer a series of workshops and events in the first, second and third year that ensure all students are equipped with both degree level subject knowledge PLUS the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits. Our award winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni.
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Modules are taught through a combination of lectures and seminars. In lectures specific information is delivered to larger groups while, in the smaller seminar groups, you can explore issues in more depth supported by independent study. Examples of seminar activities include case study work, media analysis, poster presentations, discussions and debates. You learn how to use all our extensive facilities such as electronic journals, virtual learning environments and computer programs. You also have access to our computer suites and specialist laboratories where you develop practical skills in the investigation of human behaviour. Our varied assessments develop the skills most valued by employers. They include essays, exams, group and individual presentations, poster presentations, portfolios and a dissertation. There is even opportunity to write a psychological expert witness report.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Teesside University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||32 - 64 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject area.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English at grade 4 (grade C) or equivalent.|
Offers are tailored to individual circumstances. Most UCAS tariff based offers require a minimum of 32 tariff points. Non-tariff qualifications are also considered.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|