You are passionate about understanding why individuals commit crime and committed to addressing the psychological impacts at a personal and community level. We are here for you with a criminology with applied psychology course designed by academics with a wealth of research and practice expertise. Course overview This criminology degree allows you to specialise in applied psychology. You’ll build in-depth knowledge of the research, theory and practice, covering topics such as the causes of crime, rehabilitation process and new ideas in criminology. You’ll work towards a piece of independent research in an area that interests you. Industry-active tutors will give you high levels of support and ensure learning remains current. Volunteering is a key extra-curricular activity and you’ll have opportunity to make the most of this via our annual Volunteer Fair. Our close ties with the Police, numerous businesses and professional bodies will help fast track your job hunt. Your course will supply you with a skill set to pursue a professional career in psychology or a criminology-based role. You may decide to work directly with offenders in a probation, prison or community-based setting, or, focus on the needs of victims. You will also be ideally placed to pursue specialist clinical psychology training or postgraduate criminology research. On this course you will...
- Develop a critical insight into the work of the criminal justice system in bringing offenders to justice.
- Develop robust research skills in psychology with a focus on crime.
- Have the opportunity and be supported in volunteering in criminology related fields, providing excellent job prospects.
- Be accredited by The British Psychological Society.
- Crime and Deviance
- Criminal Justice System
- Becoming a Criminologist
- Introduction to Psychological Research Methods
- Psychology in Action
- Introduction to Data Analysis
- Explaining Crime
- Bringing Offenders to Justice
- Prison and Punishment
- Research Methods and Statistics
- Development, Brain and Cognition
- Social and Community Psychology
- New Challenges in Criminology
- Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System
- Critical Psychology
- Individual Differences: Abilities, Personalities and Measuring Differences
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Carlisle - Fusehill Street
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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