Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology with Criminology

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Course summary

Overview Forensic psychology is a growing field and skilled graduates are in high demand. Tailored towards students with ambitions to work in the criminal justice system, our degree offers unrivalled psychology teaching facilities coupled with excellent tutor support. Why study BSc Psychology with Criminology at Middlesex University? Our specialist degree allows you to study, integrate and apply criminology to psychology to gain an expert understanding of criminal behaviour. We focus on providing work based placements with forensic psychologists, police forces and prisons to build your professional experience while you study. We welcome students who can demonstrate the skills to confidently support and investigate the psychological elements of legal proceedings in court and apply psychological theory to criminal investigation. Course highlights We are proud to offer some of the UK's best student facilities within our award-winning Hatchcroft Building, which include psycho-physiology, social observation, virtual reality and auditory cognition laboratories Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society; you gain the highest level of industry standard training We offer a year-long, paid-work placement option between Year 2 and Year 3, related to counselling, clinical, education, health or forensic psychology. You will be exempt from paying tuition fees Upon successful graduation you can apply for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership to the British Psychology Society, a crucial step for those to pursue psychology postgraduate study As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details


Year 1: Explaining Crime (30 credits) - Compulsory Mind & Behaviour in Context (30 credits) - Compulsory Psychological Statistics (15 credits) - Compulsory Research Methods and Design in Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Personal Coaching for Academic Success (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Applied Psychology Research Methods & Ethics (30 credits) - Compulsory Brain, Body and Mind (30 credits) - Compulsory Social, Personality and Developmental Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Critical Forensic Psychology (15 credits) - Compulsory Professional Practice (30 credits) - Optional Year 3 dissertation modules - choose ONE module from the following: Dissertation (30 credits) Extended Psychology Dissertation (45 credits) Year 3 optional modules - The remaining credits must be filled with the following options; a maximum of one module can be taken from each block: Autumn term modules - Block 1 Autumn term modules - Block 2 Autumn term modules - Block 3 Spring term modules - Block 4 Spring term modules - Block 5 Spring term modules - Block 6 Modules for direct entry onto year 2 or 3 differ from those listed above. For details please visit the course page on Middlesex University’s website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

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