Counselling Psychology with Criminology at Cornwall College - UCAS

Cornwall College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Counselling Psychology with Criminology

Course summary

An exciting opportunity to study a brand new Foundation Degree at the Cornwall Counselling Institute. You will learn core psychological theory and apply this to clinical and criminal populations. You will also study the wider systemic causes of anti-social behaviour and the impact this has on the individual and society. We will also explore contemporary therapeutic interventions used with perpetrators and victims of crime and there is an opportunity for you to learn and practice counselling skills from professional industry experts. Our Counselling Psychology with Criminology programme will be of special interest to students who are fascinated by both psychology and criminal justice as it aims to provide an excellent grounding for those looking to pursue careers within the criminal justice system, forensic psychology or social policy. Why choose to study with us? • You'll have access to an outstanding teaching and learning environment, with an exciting and flexible range of modules taught by enthusiastic and inspiring lecturers. • Our teaching is informed by the expertise of our leading academics who are internationally renowned in their fields. • Teaching is applied to real-world scenarios, providing you with an insight into the very latest developments in criminology and psychology, using innovative and engaging teaching methods. • You'll be able to customise your studies to suit your individual interests and pursue a career path that you are passionate about. • The course provides the perfect foundation for further study of professional psychology. Cornwall College University Centre offers a unique and fulfilling university experience with small class sizes, allowing for personal attention from tutors and a strong sense of community among students. The wrap-around support provided ensures that students receive the necessary guidance and resources to excel in their studies, while studying alongside likeminded individuals who share their passion for vocational technical skills. Located in one of the most beautiful and natural parts of the country, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the stunning surroundings while developing practical skills that set them apart in the job market.


The modules over two years will cover the following areas of study (may be subject to change): • The History of Mental Health and Development of Counselling Psychology • Personality Theory • Abnormal Psychology and Crime • Neuropsychology and Dysfunction • Contemporary Therapeutic Paradigms • Counselling Skills Practice • Sociological Crime Theory • Developmental Psychology, Youth Crime and Gang Culture • Penology, Punishment and Recidivism • Victimology • Therapeutic Approaches to Offender Rehabilitation • Criminal Profiling

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a range of methods. These include academic essays, presentations, tests and observations of skills practice.

How to apply

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Cornwall College Camborne
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The Cornwall College Group are unable to accept an application from those who require a Student Visa and sponsorship.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8600 Year 1
EU £8600 Year 1
England £8600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8600 Year 1
Scotland £8600 Year 1
Wales £8600 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1
Channel Islands £16500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Counselling Psychology with Criminology at Cornwall College - UCAS