Our degree in Criminology with Applied Psychology focuses on the fundamental aspects of Criminology, but places special emphasis on the psychological approaches to understanding human behaviour. The degree addresses crime causation and the impact of crime on individuals, communities and societies, and explores psychological explanations of criminal behaviour and the management of offenders. Modules in criminology research methods will also provide you with key technical and analytical skills necessary to engage in contemporary debates surrounding policies and practices designed to prevent crime. On completion of your degree, you will possess a repertoire of skills essential for pursuing a professional career in areas such as policing, prisons and youth justice. You will study within a university that is ranked top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017) and where 95% of students were in employment or further study within 6 months after graduating (DLHE, 2017). From the moment you arrive at the Aberystwyth Law School we will work with you to build on your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. During your time with us you will have the opportunity to undertake a work experience placement with large organisations such as the County Council and NHS Wales. The third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals' is an opportunity for you to discover more about the industry sector and network with potential future employers. You can also take advantage of the Aber Forward and Aber Works schemes, which advertises paid placements or internships in various professional services departments across the University. These paid placements will give you a great insight of life in the workplace and provide you with the relevant skills that will be required upon entering the work environment after graduation. In addition, every student has the opportunity to undertake a Year in Employment placement also known as 'YES'. This programme is centered around a year long placement in a chosen industry by yourself between your second and third year. Aberystwyth University has a dedicated Careers department that are here to advise, help and mentor you during your time at Aberystwyth University. Aberystwyth Law School has many successful alumni globally. On completion of your degree you will be in a strong position as potential candidate for: Police and Prison Services, National Probation Services, UK Boarder Agency, Intelligence Analyst for the Security.