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Criminological and Forensic Psychology with foundation year BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: CF85

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in the psychological aspects of criminology and forensics? Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Criminological and Forensic Psychology with foundation year degree is a dynamic course that reflects contemporary approaches to offending behaviour. During the final year of this course, you’ll engage with professional settings, providing valuable work experience for your CV.Studying in our well-respected, vibrant learning and research culture, the University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Criminological and Forensic Psychology with foundation year degree allows you to develop an in-depth understanding of offending behaviour from the perspectives of both offender and victim. We are committed to bringing criminological and forensic psychology to life away from the classroom by offering you an array of innovative and practical learning opportunities.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of psychology, social sciences and research methods alongside study skills development. It’s designed to prepare you for degree-level study.Our supportive and experienced team will help you gain a strong foundation in the theories and practice of psychology, focusing on forensic theories including aggression, sexual offending, terrorism and delinquent behaviour. We’ll also lead you in an exploration of legal and court psychology, including interviewing techniques used by the police and issues around court testimony.The course can lead to a range of careers, including the prison service, health, police, probation service, victim support and services targeting families of offenders or victims, or further study. Accredited by the British Psychological Society, the course enables you, on achievement of the required grade, to progress to additional professional qualifications and employment as a registered psychologist.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 11,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 118 8

    85th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    114 55%

    69th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    50th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    100 52%

    83rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    2nd

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