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Course summary

Why do people commit crimes? What is the effect of crime on society? How does the criminal mind work? BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology explores these interesting concepts and more. You will gain an understanding of criminal justice policy, social and developmental cognition, issues in contemporary policing, criminal justice history, developmental and social psychology, drugs and crime, youth crime and delinquency, plus a range of options for specialised study.


Modules are subject to change Year 1 Semester 1 Deconstructing the Crime problem (core) Social Science in the Contemporary World: Themes, Concepts and Higher Education Skills (core) Introducing Psychological Approaches (core) Semester 2 Social Justice in Action (core) Understanding Crime: criminological theory in context (core) Exploring Psychological Approaches (core) Year 2 Semester 1 Understanding Punishment: penal theory in practice (core) Social Research Methods (core) Psychology of Feelings (core) Semester 2 Working in the Social Sciences (core) Youth Crime and Delinquency (core) Psychology of Behaviour with Others (core) Year 3 Research Project (core) Semester 1 Gender, Crime and Justice (core) Development of Brain and Behaviour in Infancy (optional) Psychology of Addictive Behaviour (optional) Psychology of Inter and Intra- group Processes (optional) Psychology of Mental Health and Distress (optional) Semester 2 Contemporary Criminology (core) Health Psychology (optional) Counselling Psychology (optional) Lifespan Development (optional) Neuropsychology (optional) Psychology of the Workplace (optional) Thinking: Past, Present and Future (optional)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

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Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

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Fees and funding

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

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Criminology with Psychology at London South Bank University - UCAS