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Criminology with Applied Psychology (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Want a future predicting, deterring and preventing criminal behaviour with a degree that will set you apart from the crowd?Our foundation year will help you reach the right level for taking the rest of the degree, building a solid foundation of skills from which to expand upon.You will immerse yourself in core aspects of criminology and applied psychology to understand how and why crime occurs and how to address the psychological impacts. Based in our Fusehill Street campus in Carlisle, you will develop a critical insight into the work of the criminal justice system in bringing offenders to justice. Your programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), the professional body for psychologists. This means your academic qualification reflects the interface between psychology and criminal justice institutions. Through developing robust research skills in psychology with a focus on crime, you will be empowered to produce knowledge, not just learn it. Our strong links with criminal justice and community-based organisations and groups in Cumbria will provide you with excellent volunteering opportunities and job prospects. **Why Choose University of Cumbria**You’ll be given a variety of pathways to choose from, enabling you to focus on modules specific to your personal interests and or chosen career path.Learning on-the-job professional skills and boosting your employability is an important aspect of this course. So, we’ll support and encourage you to put your theoretical skills to the test in voluntary work settings.- Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)- Eligible to join the BPS after you graduate- Flexibility to shape your degree to suit that of your intended career path- Taught by tutors who have first-hand experience working in the field- Small class sizes mean we get to know you as an individual to give you personalised support- Practical and work-based sessions will prepare you for your future career- We have a strong working relationship with Police, Solicitors Regulator Authority, the British Psychological Society, Law Society and a number of voluntary and commercial organisations, which will boost your studies and placement prospects- Access to the real courts for mock trials, presided over by real judges- Possibly to study part time to fit in with family or professional commitments- You’ll study in Carlisle, only 20 minutes from Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other, so you’ll never be stuck for something to doThe great thing about studying this combined course is that it gives you significant degree of flexibility to enable you to pursue a diverse range of employment and further study opportunities.So, to learn all about power, crime and social change, and the impact of globalisation on understanding crime and deviance, for a career in the wider criminal justice system, our course is for you.This course is intended for those wishing to work in the wider criminal justice sector and related areas. There is a specific focus on applied psychology. We provide an initial year of foundation level study, giving you the right background information to build on during the course. You'll be able to explore potential careers through employability-based modules and will be encouraged to become involved in volunteering opportunities.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,500per year

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

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    96th out of 118 9

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  • Entry standards

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    118 57%

    59th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

    2
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    / Max 212
    109 56%

    67th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    61st

    55

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