What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers95%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Our exciting and versatile Psychology and Criminology degree will broaden your knowledge of the key psychological disciplines, towards understanding and explaining criminal behaviour and the justice system. Our emphasis on key learning practices will ensure that you are well prepared for a related career or for postgraduate study within the fields of Psychology or Criminology. The course will outline the societal context of crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice system from psychological, criminological, sociological and legal perspectives, so that you can relate your findings to areas such as crime, victimology, punitive justice and rehabilitation. The course is delivered by specialist staff teaching in our multi-million-pound purpose-built Science Centre, equipped with industry standard facilities.
Typical units include: Year 1 (Core) • Specialist Criminology • Foundations of Psychology • Perspectives in Psychology • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Year 2 (Core) • Criminology • Understanding the Social World • Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour • Further Research Methods in Psychology Year 2 (Options) Illustrations of option modules include: • Voluntary Work Experience • Psychology of Crime • Research Assistantship • Human Rights: Foundation Year 3 (Core) • Forensic Psychology Applications • Psychology Project • Typical and Atypical Development Year 3 (Options) Illustrations of option modules include: • Crime Prevention • Criminal Justice • Behavioural Medicine • Psychological Intervention • Neuropsychological Disorders
Staffordshire University puts students at the heart of everything it does, boasting impressive learning and social facilities across its campuses. Two brand new student spaces have just opened - one a 24-hour facility where students can relax, study or meet with friends. Our demographic has a diverse mix of students of all ages; in 2012 an entire family graduated here on the same day.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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