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Criminology and Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: CAP2

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

Explore the world of criminology and criminal justice, and discover the fascinating psychological underpinnings to this socially vital industry on our innovative criminology and psychology degree.You will develop key industry skills in analytical thinking, crime scene investigations, presentation of evidential studies and critical thinking, along with the key knowledge of psychological and criminological theory to prepare you for a career in relevant fields and sectors. The course is designed and constantly refreshed with current thinking, thanks to a lecturing staff with plenty of experience and current connections within the criminal justice and criminology arena.You will also benefit from a wide range of guest speakers who are industry experts, giving you a valuable window into real-world situations and challenges – as well as a network of employment opportunities. The courses are also supported by site visits, both locally and internationally, giving you the chance to explore the global perspective first-hand and draw on this in your learning journey.With a strong emphasis on essential professional and career skills, along with a curriculum which reflects the changing face of criminology, the course focuses on group interaction and makes use of the latest research, and features a strong mentoring support network that has led directly to employment for past students.If you apply for this course with a placement year, you have the opportunity to undertake a year in industry between your second and third years.This course staff are current within the industry and have strong industry connections that offer employment opportunities.**What does this course lead to?**On graduating you will be well placed for various roles within criminology, criminal justice and related fields, including police and probation services, youth work and victim support, human rights, fraud investigations and many more.**Who is this course for?**This course is suited to students who wish to follow a career path in criminology and psychology or similar professional/voluntary capacity. You will develop analytical and research skills that can be transferred to a broad range of careers, both within related fields and in the wider justice and voluntary sector.The course gives you the chance to make valuable industry connections through site visits, guest speakers and the lecturing staff’s own extensive network, drawing on their research and practitioner status within the sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per 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 : 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

    111th out of 118 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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