Psychologists study people’s behaviour, motivations, thoughts and feelings. Criminal psychologists, in particular, attempt to understand and explain criminal behaviour, and studying criminology develops an understanding of the personal and social aspects of crime, motivation, victimisation and responses to crime and deviance. Students of psychology and criminology develop skills in generating and evaluating evidence, making reasoned arguments and ethical judgement which are useful in many careers. This course develops a wide range of skills that span science and the arts and are highly valued by a variety of employers and applicable to careers both within and beyond Psychology. The British Psychological Society (BPS) Career Destinations Survey (BPS, 2016) found that Psychology graduates are readily recruited to a wide range of jobs as well as post graduate study. The proposed course is designed to prepare students for specialism at post graduate study or research e.g. clinical, forensic psychology, forensic science as well as a range of post graduate careers. Psychology and criminology students are ideally suited to careers in the police, probation, prison service, security services, local and central government, social work, youth work, public policy, offender charities, housing, mental health support, victim support, drug rehabilitation and social research.
Psychology Fundamentals; Conceptual & Historical Issues in Psychology; Individual Differences; Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology & Psychopathology; Research Skills; Biological Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Social Behaviour; Applied Psychology Skills; Introduction to Criminology; Explaining Criminality; Working the Criminal Justice System and Work-Based Learning
A distinctive feature of the programme is the extended engagement with digital literacy. All students will be provided with an iPad in Year 1 to enable them to develop the skills needed to support learning in this technological age. Assessments will be individual work, group projects and work-based learning by engaging in 40 hours of suitable work placement
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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- University Centre North Lincolnshire
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Students with relevant real world experience as per UCNL's wider participation policy will also be considered
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7650||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7650||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7650||Year 1|