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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology****Offering a fascinating combination of Criminology and Psychology, this degree is the ideal preparation for a career focused on understanding, reducing and preventing criminal behaviour.** **Why choose this course?**You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of the rapidly expanding field of criminal psychology – including criminal profiling, investigative interviewing and rehabilitation of offenders – and how it can be used to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the justice system today. **Is this course for you?**If you want to apply psychological theories and research to real-life criminal justice problems, this is the course for you. You’ll choose from modules covering everything from psychopathy to murder investigations, hate crime to domestic abuse. **How you will learn**BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology concentrates on evidence-based practice and prepares you to become a capable researcher, skilled in analysing data and policies. Our teaching entails a compelling mix of lectures, seminars, role plays and workshops, delivered by research-active lecturers and practising criminal justice professionals. **Opportunities and experiences**There are regular fieldtrips to courts, prisons and youth offender training centres, plus the chance to meet leading figures from the profession through our vibrant guest speaker programme. **Careers and employability**Graduates who can draw on knowledge of criminal psychology are in high demand. BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology paves the way to fulfilling careers in professions including the police, probation and prison services, and youth offending teams. It can also lead to roles in research and policy-making within the criminal justice system. **Did you know? We also offer this course:**- With a Foundation Year

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 51%

    87th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    9th

    27

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