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Psychology and Criminology (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The interrelated subjects of Psychology and Criminology are combined so that you can benefit from the theoretical perspectives of crime with sociology, philosophy and psychology in mind. You will study the brain, the mind and behaviour to discover the reasons why people commit crime and the social-cultural repercussions of crime. In studying Psychology and Criminology you will acquire a wide range of the skills and knowledge that employers are increasingly seeking. The course is accredited by the **British Psychological Society,** the internationally recognized UK learned society responsible for ensuring standards of quality within the subject, giving you a head start when you enter the competitive employment market. This course is identical to its sister course (CM89), however, you will have an additional year of funding to undertake your year industry. If you are unable to obtain a work placement, you can simply transfer to our three-year sister programme. During the year in industry, you will develop confidence and gaining experience in the industry will stimulate your enthusiasm for the subject. **Completing a year in industry will allow you to:**+ Apply the learning from your course to the work environment;+ Make industry contacts; Develop practical skills related to your area of study;+ Apply your practical skills and technical knowledge after returning to study;+ Enhance your CV and better prepare yourself for a job after graduating. A degree in Psychology and Criminology, from Aberystwyth University, will prepare you for a range of careers and access to wide range of further training opportunities, including: Clinical, Educational, Occupational, Sports and Exercise Psychology; Psychotherapy and Counselling; Social Work; Health Care; Human Resources; Careers Advisory Service; Marketing, Publishing, Advertising. You will study in a supportive, student-focused environment, where our academic, support and technical staff are here for you every step of the way.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 118 10

    84th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    117 56%

    60th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    77th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    2nd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 58%

    53rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    14th

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