BSc (Hons) Criminology with Applied Psychology

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

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Course code C812

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Course code C812

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Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2021
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You are passionate about understanding why individuals commit crime and committed to addressing the psychological impacts at a personal and community level.  We are here for you with a criminology with applied psychology course designed by academics with a wealth of research and practice expertise.

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. 

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We also offer this course with an integrated foundation year - follow the link for more information

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Your Future

Your course will supply you with a skill set to pursue a professional career in psychology or a criminology based role.  You may decide to work directly with offenders in a probation, prison or community-based setting, or, focus on the needs of victims. You will also be ideally placed to pursue specialist clinical psychology training or postgraduate criminology research.

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