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Criminology and Forensic Psychology Including Foundation BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– Kingston is one of the only universities in London offering this degree.– You may study for a year in a partner university abroad. This will give an international perspective to your studies and a chance to experience a different culture.– You may incorporate a module of applied work or volunteering as part of your degree.**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**This foundation year is taught at the University giving you a taste of academic life in a supportive environment. The year gives you the academic and technical preparation for undergraduate study in a wide range of social sciences subjects. Lectures, labs and tutorials will give you a broad understanding across subjects including economics, criminology, politics, sociology and psychology.**About this course**This course examines the causes and consequences of crime, crime prevention, ways to limit the harm caused by crime and the workings of the criminal justice system (including policing and punishment).Reflecting the real-life relevance of this degree, the course includes court observations, research and case studies.You’ll study individual motivations, psychological influences and the social, cultural and political environments that surround crime. There are advanced modules on the context of crime, criminalisation and investigation, criminal behaviour and therapy. You can also explore your area of interest in greater depth in your dissertation project.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

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    / Max 100
    51 51%

    102nd

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    3.90 78%

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    4.02 80%

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