University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Extended)

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Course summary

Our extended degree in criminology and criminal psychology starts with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level learning. You will then study the same modules as our three-year course. Greenwich is ranked 1st in London (and 10th in the UK) for Criminology by Guardian University Guide, 2022. This course is aimed at anyone interested in crime, psychology and the criminal justice system. You will get an introduction to criminology and criminal psychology and explore issues such as offender profiling, stalking psychopathology, gender, race and discrimination, crime scene investigation and terrorism. You can also undertake a work placement to practise your learning and skills. Our criminology graduates have pursued careers in policy, research, policing, social care and welfare, and organisations such as HM Revenue and Customs. What you should know about this course

  • This course includes a foundation year and helps you to access a degree in this subject with a lower entry tariff.
  • It covers 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.
  • Opportunity to apply for selective optional modules, including one where students study in a prison alongside serving prisoners.
  • 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

Course code:
L311
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code:
G

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.


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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
80%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Extended) at University of Greenwich - UCAS