In choosing to study a Psychology and Criminology degree at Aberystwyth University 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 (CM89) 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. Aberystwyth is a top 5 UK university and best in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). 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. 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 get the job experience within the institutions such as like County Council, and NHS Wales as a part of your third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals, which is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the industry sector and network with the potential future employers. You will have an opportunity to undertake a work placement or internship through the AberForward scheme, which is a paid internship within Aberystwyth University. As well as take a Year in Employment (YES) placement, which is a yearlong payed internship within the external industries between your second and third year. We have a dedicated team within the Career Department to advice, and help you during both your application period and during your placement.