Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology with Criminology

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Course summary

This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), such that students gaining at least a Lower Second Class Honours Degree are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS, which means you will have taken your first step towards becoming a professional psychologist. Psychology with Criminology combines a comprehensive training in Psychology with the study of criminal behaviour, types of crime, and knowledge of the criminal justice system. On this programme you will cover all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the BPS curriculum. Covering Biopsychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Individual Differences, Social Psychology, and Research Methods. This accounts for approximately two-thirds of the programme. The Psychology modules are studied alongside carefully curated criminology modules which link psychological theory to the criminal justice environment and offender behaviours, which make up the remaining (approx.) third of the curriculum. Why study this course? • This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). • Core modules of Psychology taught alongside Criminology modules. • Learn about broader societal and psychological factors which affect criminal behaviour. • Innovative assessments that challenge students to be creative. • A placement scheme that is designed to complement the applied nature of the programme and thus enhance graduate employability. This programme explores a wide range of fascinating areas from how we think and how we see other people, to how children develop, how relationships are formed, and how we can help people. You will be given the opportunity to apply psychological knowledge and understanding within criminal contexts.

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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Newman University
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately we are unable to accept international students.

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements


GCSE Maths Grade 4 or above

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2022/23 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Psychology with Criminology at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS