University of Roehampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: British Psychological Society

Psychology and Criminology

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Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and its functions. This fascinating degree will help you to learn about yourself and others by studying how the human mind works and how it affects behaviour. The study of Criminology at Roehampton explores people’s motivations behind criminal behavior and modern methods for counteracting crime in society. Our research in both departments is rated highly by the Research Excellence Framework.

Course details


Here are examples of the modules we currently offer: Year 1 Introduction to Counselling Theory Practice of Counselling Skills Mind, Body & Brain (1) Social and Developmental Psychology (1) Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Research Methods and Statistics Year 2 Models of Counselling Reflective Practice in Counselling Mind, Body and Brain (2) Social and Development Psychology (2) Individual Differences and Psychometric Research Research Methods and Statistics (2) Year 3 Compulsory Module Extended Research Project Required Modules Psychological Assessment for Counselling Managing the Counselling Process Optional Modules Autism: An Interdisciplinary Approach Communication and Social Interaction Critical Psychology Health Psychology Neuropsychology Organisational Psychology Positive Psychology Criminal and Forensic Psychology Cognitive Development in the Classroom Practical Creativity and Thinking Skills Culture, ‘Madness’ and Medicalisation Childhood, Attachment and Self-Regulation Compulsory and Required modules Compulsory and/or required modules may change when we review and update programmes. Above is a list of modules offered this academic year. Optional modules Optional modules, when offered as part of a programme, may vary from year to year and are subject to viability.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic51with no less than 51 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13145 Year 1

Additional fee information

Costs for 2020 entry.
Psychology and Criminology at University of Roehampton - UCAS