What will I learn?

**Overview**Understand the mind of offenders, victims and witnesses, and learn about the theories of crime and criminality on this combined BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology degree course.You’ll get a foundation in the psychology of crime, and enhance your studies by exploring the causes of offending behaviour, responses to crime, and how rehabilitation works.This course prepares you for a career in areas such as the prison or probation service, criminal justice agencies and victim support.95% Overall student satisfaction (NSS, 2018)**What you'll experience**On this Criminology with Psychology degree course, you'll:- Study in one of the largest criminology departments in the UK, with teaching drawn from the latest research in criminology and psychology- Tailor your degree to your interests and career ambitions, and hear from recent graduates who are working in the field- Interact with practitioners from criminal justice agencies, businesses and charitable organisations- Get out of the classroom by using our forensic interviewing facilities- Make the most of our networks with agencies such as youth offender teams, the probation service, prisons, and Hampshire Fire and Rescue.**Careers and opportunities**This course opens up career opportunities in areas related to psychology and criminology.What can you do with a Criminology with Psychology degree?Organisations you could work in include:- the police force- the probation service- the prison service- academic research- victim and offender support charitiesYou could also work in third sector organisations and charities that work towards improving the lives of those in or leaving the criminal justice system.What jobs can you do with a Criminology with Psychology degree?Our graduates have gone on to jobs such as:- investigative data analyst- police officer- probation officer- youth offending support officer- offender case administratorOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the field. You'll also get support for up to 5 years after you leave the University.**Professional accreditation**By choosing certain optional units on this course, you can get pre-entry qualifications for a career in probation work and community justice.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 17,214) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 17,214) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have also completed High School Diploma with GPA above 3.0. Specific requirements may vary depending upon the course choosen.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities