801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Criminal Psychology - University of Derby

**BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology** **Offering a fascinating combination of Criminology and Psychology, this degree is the ideal preparation for a career focused on understanding, reducing and preventing criminal behaviour.** **Why choose this course?** You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of the rapidly expanding field of criminal psychology – including criminal profiling, investigative interviewing and rehabilitation of offenders – and how it can be used to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the justice system today. **Is this course for you?** If you want to apply psychological theories and research to real-life criminal justice problems, this is the course for you. You’ll choose from modules covering everything from psychopathy to murder investigations, hate crime to domestic abuse. **How you will learn** BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology concentrates on evidence-based practice and prepares you to become a capable researcher, skilled in analysing data and policies. Our teaching entails a compelling mix of lectures, seminars, role plays and workshops, delivered by research-active lecturers and practising criminal justice professionals. **Opportunities and experiences** There are regular fieldtrips to courts, prisons and youth offender training centres, plus the chance to meet leading figures from the profession through our vibrant guest speaker programme. **Careers and employability** Graduates who can draw on knowledge of criminal psychology are in high demand. BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology paves the way to fulfilling careers in professions including the police, probation and prison services, and youth offending teams. It can also lead to roles in research and policy-making within the criminal justice system. **Did you know? We also offer this course:** - With a Foundation Year