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BA (Hons)Criminology with Psychology

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
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Overview

In Year 1, students explore a wide range of topics from gangs, cybercrime and terrorism to hate crimes and antisocial behaviour. Students also gain a sense of issues of welfare and Government. Different approaches within psychology are examined – personality and individual differences, social, developmental, cognitive and biological – illustrating how they lead to distinct perspectives on key research questions, and to the methods psychologists use to answer these questions.

In Year 2, students continue their study of different qualitative and quantitative research methods and study one field of psychology in greater depth. They also study criminological theory in more depth and have the chance to choose from a range of options examining miscarriages of justice, crime scenes and evidence in context.

In Year 3, students choose from a variety of optional modules to deepen their understanding further. The Extended Independent Study may be taken in Criminology or Psychology and gives students the chance to research and write up an in-depth project with tutorial support.

Programme structure

Year 1

Foundations in Psychology
Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics
Social Policy
Introduction to Criminology 1: Perceptions and Perspectives
Introduction to Criminology 2: Communities, Identities and Crime

Optional modules include:
Crime and Justice in the 19th Century
Developing Academic Skills
Portraying Crime and Deviance
Conceptualising Crime
Police and Police Work

Year 2

Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
Society and Communication or Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
Criminological Theory

Optional modules include:
Crime, Media and Culture
Criminological Investigation: Miscarriages of Justice/Innocence Project
Criminal Justice and Punishment
Contemporary Criminological Issues
Criminological Psychology
Applied Techniques: Forensic Archaeology
Criminological Research (optional module for those taking their dissertation in Psychology)

Year 3

Research Project: Empirical (Psychology) or Dissertation (Criminology)

Students must choose three Criminology and three Psychology optional modules from:
Policing Society
Sex Crime: Criminal Justice and Civil Measures
Young People, Deviance and Crime
Globalised Crime: Organised Crime and Cyber Crime
Crime and Humanity
Advanced Statistics and Applied Statistics
Topics in Educational Psychology
Conceptual Debates in Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Psychology, Crime and the Criminal Justice System
Media Psychology
Society, Politics and Prejudice
Psychology in the Workplace
Volunteering for Psychology
Eyewitness Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology and Human Nature

Career opportunities

Graduates pursue careers in health and social care, education, marketing and PR, management and human resources, and the public sector.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States