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Arden University

Criminology and Psychology

UCAS Code: L408

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

3 years | Distance learning | 2019

3.0 years | Distance learning | 2019

3.0 years | Full-time | 2019

The BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology will give you the chance to study two fascinating fields in the social sciences together, spending equal time on both disciplines. You will explore the different elements that motivate people to behave the way they do, and begin to understand what makes a 'crime' and what makes someone a 'criminal'. The course will cover topics including the effects of social diversity and inequality on crime rates, and you will begin to develop knowledge of a range of influences on psychological well-being. As well as studying criminal behaviour and the justice system, you will begin to understand and predict the many factors involved in human behaviour, gaining transferable analytical and research skills that are highly valued by employers. You have the option to study this course 100% online via distance learning or via blended learning on-campus at one of our study centres.

**Blended Learning:**

When you sign up for one of our compressed blended courses and become a student at an Arden University study centre, you get the best of both worlds. All the structure and personal tuition of a full time degree, coupled with the rich online resources and materials that our online students benefit from. This option is ideal for students who want the routine of a full time campus-based degree, without the full time commitment. This course is available to study at one of our study centres in Birmingham, Manchester, Tower Hill, Holborn and Ealing.

**Online Distance Learning**

Online Distance Learning is the flexible way of pursing a higher education qualification. You can study an international qualification without putting your life on hold. You will be able to watch online tutorials and access all of your learning materials online, you can study from any place in the world, on any device, at a time to suit you, as long as you can access the internet. If you don't want the huge expenses of going to a traditional university, or you are looking to gain work experience alongside gaining qualifications, online study may be the solution for you.

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4) -

Skills for Interdisciplinary Study;
Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology;
Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology;
Crime & Society;
Criminal Justice System;
Key Studies in Psychology.
/ Year 2 (Level 5) -

Research and Ethics in Action;
Personality and Intelligence;
Social Psychology;
Contemporary Debates in Criminology;
Environmental Criminology;
Policing & Police Powers.
/ Year 3 (Level 6) -

Contemporary Developmental Psychology;
Cross-Cultural Psychology;
Cybercrime;
Youth Justice;
Research Planning & Project

Tuition fees

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England
£18,000
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£18,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£18,000
for the whole course
Wales
£18,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course locations:

Birmingham Study Centre

Manchester Study Centre

Distance Learning

Holborn Study Centre

Ealing Study Centre

Tower Hill Study Centre

Department:

Criminology

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