Aberystwyth University

351–400 th
World University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Psychology and Criminology (with integrated year in industry)

In studying BSc Psychology and Criminology with an Integrated Year in Industry you will be part of the long established and reputable Aberystwyth Law School and taught by talented and dedicated academics. The interrelated subjects of Psychology and Criminology are combined so that you can benefit from the theoretical perspectives of crime with sociology, philosophy and psychology in mind. You will study the brain, the mind and behaviour to discover the reasons why people commit crime and the social cultural repercussions of crime. In studying Psychology and Criminology you will acquire a wide range of the skills and knowledge that employers are increasingly seeking. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society, the internationally recognized UK learned society responsible for ensuring standards of quality within the subject, giving you a head start when you enter the competitive employment market. We offer one of the highest quality student experience. In 2017, the University was rated as best in Wales and 5th in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). This course is identical to its sister course (CM89), however you will have an additional year of funding to undertake your year industry. If you are unable to obtain a work placement, you can simply transfer to our three year sister programme. The benefits of undertaking a year in industry is highlighted in the 2016 Highflyers report where 32% of graduate vacancies are taken by those who have previously worked for a company on a placement or/ a internship. During the year in industry, you will develop confidence and gaining experience in the industry will stimulate your enthusiasm for the subject.Completing a year in industry will allow you to: Apply the learning from your course to the work environment; Make industry contacts; Develop practical skills related to your area of study; Apply your practical skills and technical knowledge after returning to study; Enhance your CV and better prepare yourself for a job after graduating. A degree in Psychology and Criminology from Aberystwyth University will prepare you for a range of careers, and access to wide range of further training opportunities, including: Clinical, Educational, Occupational, Sports and Exercise psychology; Psychotherapy and Counselling; Social Work; Health Care; Human Resources; Careers Advisory Service; Marketing, Publishing, Advertising. You will study in a supportive, student focused environment, where our academic, support and technical staff are here for you every step of the way.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including industrial placement
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £13,450
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including industrial placement
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £13,200