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Criminal Investigation with Forensic Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons)

Solent University, Southampton

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UCAS CODE: CIP2

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Blending criminal investigation with forensic psychology, this specialist degree is designed to give you highly relevant skills, knowledge and professional skills for a great career in criminology, criminal justice and similar sectors.The skills developed are benchmarked against the requirements of Investigations and Psychology employment such as analytical thinking, crime scene investigations, presentation of evidential studies and critical thinking.The course is regularly updated and informed by the latest theory and working practice, thanks to experienced lecturing staff working within criminal justice and criminology – ensuring your tuition is current, real-world relevant and tailored to the needs of the industry.And we are proud to offer a wide range of expert guest speakers from the industry, enhancing your learning through practical understanding of sector challenges and considerations – and offering a network of employment opportunities. The course is also supported by optional site visits, both locally and internationally, giving you the chance to broaden your perspective of the criminal justice sector.As well as developing your personal skills, you will build a range of highly transferable communication, teamwork and group interaction skills to enhance your employability.And the learning experience at Solent is a key feature of the course, providing opportunities for personal and group reflection alongside highly stimulating tuition. Many of the staff are current industry experts and published academics in relevant fields, with an open-door policy and a wealth of experience to share.Lecturing staff who are current within the industry and have strong industry connections that offer employment opportunities.If you’re looking for a career path in criminal investigation or psychology, this is the course for you.You will be well placed for roles within the criminal justice sector and related fields, while your analytical and research-focused skills, along with a range of transferrable skills will aid employability in a broad range of careers, such as in the business and voluntary sectors.This course is suited to students who wish to follow a career path in investigations with psychology or similar professional/voluntary capacity.You will build analytical and research skills that can be transferred to a broad range of careers, along with valuable industry connections through site visits, guest speakers and lecturers’ own networks within the industry.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

from a minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications.

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University information

Solent University, Southampton

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 103 4

    111th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    81st

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    79th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 51%

    87th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    16

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