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Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Study in a department that has received the British Society of Criminology award for teaching excellence.- Gain a critical understanding of the core areas of criminology and psychology, whilst developing transferable skills that will support you in your future career.- Improve your employability by working on real-life work placements and case studies.Gain a criminological and psychological perspective on the causes and consequences of crime and offending behaviour and consider ways of treating and managing offenders. By studying both criminology and psychology, you will gain a broad, multi-disciplinary understanding of the real life applications of criminological and psychological theory to life experiences, human behaviour and work experiences. **How you learn:**- lectures and seminars- class-based discussion and debate- group tasks- projects- simulation and case study analysisYou will benefit from teaching staff who are active in criminological and psychological research and supported through research centres such as the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice. Thanks to this involvement we can offer teaching and course content that is up-to-date and of a very high standard. The criminology and psychology staff group bring with them a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, some from professional practice, from across the criminal justice and psychological sectors (including the police, prison service, probation, youth organisations, mental health settings and charity sectors), others from academic and research backgrounds. This enables us to provide high-quality learning of the core aspects of both disciplines, and also a range of specialist topics and areas of study. **Applied learning - Work placements**To maximise your career prospects in this area, you will have various opportunities for work-related learning during the course. Employability and placement opportunities are embedded across all three years of the degree course. These include student placement modules and activities with criminal justice/third sector agencies, project work with external agencies, simulation modules, and voluntary work through our employability fair. You will also have access to degree-specific careers advice and support.**International opportunities**You will have the opportunity to study abroad for the second semester of your second year, at institutions in Australia, USA or Canada. **Networking opportunities**This course benefits from its links with the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice, which ensures that teaching focuses directly and indirectly on ethical and social justice issues related to the social exclusion/inclusion of a range of vulnerable groups, and on promoting social access to all available community resources. You are provided with career-related support from department specialists who help with access to graduate opportunities.Our teaching is developed to supply a 'real world' curriculum and is designed to embed key transferable skills that will help students with their search for future graduate employment or further study opportunities. In order to deliver this we work in partnership with employers and other key stakeholders to impact on important issues in the local area which enhances opportunities for student success by offering them the opportunity to work with prospective employers whilst applying their knowledge to the local community in order to positively impact a range of agencies and individuals. This can include opportunities aimed at yo

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,415per 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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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 118 6

    55th out of 105 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    108 52%

    87th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    58th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 56%

    69th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    28th

    11

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