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BA/BSc Psychology and Criminology

UCAS Code: C800

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

UCAS Tariff

104

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Our new Psychology and Criminology degree will give learners the chance to debate and resolve key questions such as:
What is crime and what drives people to commit crime?
How laws are enforced and how does this affect behaviour?
Why is crime concentrated in particular areas?
How can crime be prevented?

The questions will be answered through the application of theory from Psychology and Criminology. Psychology will give learners new ways of understanding how and why people think and act as they do. Crime is a matter of public and political concern and the prevention of crime has been prioritised as a matter of social policy. The course programme addresses each of these issues and many others in a systematic and methodical manner.

Modules

LEVEL 4 – Psychology Units - Stage 1 (Year 1) 60/120
PSY1003 Introduction to Psychology
PSY1006 Becoming a Psychologist
PSY1001 Psychology in Practice

LEVEL 4 – Criminology Units - Stage 1 (Year 1) 60/120
CRI1002 Crime and Society
CRI1006 True Crime and Other Fictions
CRI1007 The Science of Crime and Criminals

LEVEL 5 – Psychology Units - Stage 2 (Year 2) 60/120

PSY2005 Research Methods & Data Analysis in Psychology
PSY2010 Cognitive Psychology
PSY2013 Developmental Psychology
PSY2014 Personality Psychology
PSY2016 Social Psychology

LEVEL 5 –Criminology Units - Stage 2 (Year 2) 60/120

CRI2004 - Research Methods for Criminology
CRI2001 - Crime and Justice
CRI2002 - Outsiders

LEVEL 6 – Psychology Units - Stage 3 (Year 3) 60/120

PSY4002 - Psychology Dissertation - OR - PSY4003 - Psychology Joint Dissertation
PSY3004 - The Psychology of Mental Health
PSY3024 - Understanding the Social World

LEVEL 6 –Criminology Units - Stage 3 (Year 3) 60/120

CRI4001 - Criminology Dissertation (Joint)
CRI4002 - Criminology Joint Dissertation
CRI3001 - Crime and Punishment
CRI3003 - Violence: from Domestic to Institutional
CRI3004 - Addiction: Crime and Criminalisation

These are the anticipated modules but are subject to change

Assessment methods

Assessment will vary across the modules and include coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,350
per year
EU
£7,350
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,350
per year
Scotland
£7,350
per year
Wales
£7,350
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Reading College

Department:

Higher Education

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