University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Criminal Psychology with Foundation Year

**BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology with Foundation Year** **Start your journey with a Foundation Year to boost your skills and confidence for studying Criminal Psychology. You’ll complete the full honours degree in four years, deepening your understanding of criminal behaviour and preparing for a career in criminal justice.** **Why choose this course?** Interested in how psychology can be used to reduce and prevent offending? BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology offers fascinating new perspectives. From criminal profiling to investigative interviewing, it equips you with skills used across the criminal justice system. **Is this course for you?** If you don’t feel quite ready for honours degree studies, lack the formal entry requirements or are considering a new career direction, the Foundation Year is a vital stepping stone. You’ll gain a grounding in subjects like psychology, law and sociology plus academic study skills to smooth your progress. **How you will learn** BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology enables you to apply psychological theories and research to real-life challenges faced by criminal justice professionals today. We offer a choice of modules covering everything from murder to cybercrime, substance misuse to youth justice. **Opportunities and experiences** You’ll visit courts, prisons and youth offender training centres and will meet leading practitioners who deliver regular guest lectures. Our exceptional training facilities include courtrooms, police interview suites and a crime scene house. **Careers and employability** Whether you’re interested in careers with the police, probation service, prison service or youth offending teams, BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology gives you a huge advantage, reflecting the growing demand for expertise in this field. It could also prove valuable for roles in criminal justice research and policy-making.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250