What will I learn?

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Study in a department that has received the British Society of Criminology award for teaching excellence.- Gain a critical understanding of the core areas of criminology and psychology, whilst developing transferable skills that will support you in your future career.- Improve your employability by working on real-life work placements and case studies.Gain a criminological and psychological perspective on the causes and consequences of crime and offending behaviour and consider ways of treating and managing offenders. By studying both criminology and psychology, you will gain a broad, multi-disciplinary understanding of the real life applications of criminological and psychological theory to life experiences, human behaviour and work experiences. **How you learn:**- lectures and seminars- class-based discussion and debate- group tasks- projects- simulation and case study analysisYou will benefit from teaching staff who are active in criminological and psychological research and supported through research centres such as the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice. Thanks to this involvement we can offer teaching and course content that is up-to-date and of a very high standard. The criminology and psychology staff group bring with them a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, some from professional practice, from across the criminal justice and psychological sectors (including the police, prison service, probation, youth organisations, mental health settings and charity sectors), others from academic and research backgrounds. This enables us to provide high-quality learning of the core aspects of both disciplines, and also a range of specialist topics and areas of study. **Applied learning - Work placements**To maximise your career prospects in this area, you will have various opportunities for work-related learning during the course. Employability and placement opportunities are embedded across all three years of the degree course. These include student placement modules and activities with criminal justice/third sector agencies, project work with external agencies, simulation modules, and voluntary work through our employability fair. You will also have access to degree-specific careers advice and support.**International opportunities**You will have the opportunity to study abroad for the second semester of your second year, at institutions in Australia, USA or Canada. **Networking opportunities**This course benefits from its links with the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice, which ensures that teaching focuses directly and indirectly on ethical and social justice issues related to the social exclusion/inclusion of a range of vulnerable groups, and on promoting social access to all available community resources. You are provided with career-related support from department specialists who help with access to graduate opportunities.Our teaching is developed to supply a 'real world' curriculum and is designed to embed key transferable skills that will help students with their search for future graduate employment or further study opportunities. In order to deliver this we work in partnership with employers and other key stakeholders to impact on important issues in the local area which enhances opportunities for student success by offering them the opportunity to work with prospective employers whilst applying their knowledge to the local community in order to positively impact a range of agencies and individuals. This can include opportunities aimed at yo

Which department am I in?

College of Social Sciences and Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,376) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,376) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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