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The study of Psychology with Criminology provides the perfect combination of skills to interpret human behaviour, investigate motivation and mental processes and then apply what you have learnt in a criminal context. Only by getting into the mind of a criminal, can you begin to understand what causes a person to commit a crime.

Taught by research-active academics in modern facilities, you will explore a range of psychology and criminology modules including contemporary policing and crime and punishment. You will also have the opportunity to analyse global issues, from the point of view of both offender and victim. Teaching content is delivered across Northumbria's Health and Life Sciences and Arts, Design and Social Sciences faculties, opening doors to both Psychology and Criminology career paths.

A final year research project can be tailored towards your interests and careers aspirations and you will graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in research, education or psychology, or within the criminal justice system.

Graduates will be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.

 

88% of students believe that their course is intellectually stimulating (NSS, 2019)

For more information in relation to studying Psychology with Criminology, contact Northumbria University today on 0191 406 0901 or register for Psychology with Criminology course updates.

The study of Psychology with Criminology provides the perfect combination of skills to interpret human behaviour, investigate motivation and mental processes and then apply what you have learnt in a criminal context. Only by getting into the mind of a criminal, can you begin to understand what causes a person to commit a crime.

Taught by research-active academics in modern facilities, you will explore a range of psychology and criminology modules including contemporary policing and crime and punishment. You will also have the opportunity to analyse global issues, from the point of view of both offender and victim. Teaching content is delivered across Northumbria's Health and Life Sciences and Arts, Design and Social Sciences faculties, opening doors to both Psychology and Criminology career paths.

A final year research project can be tailored towards your interests and careers aspirations and you will graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in research, education or psychology, or within the criminal justice system.

Graduates will be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.

 

88% of students believe that their course is intellectually stimulating (NSS, 2019)

For more information in relation to studying Psychology with Criminology, contact Northumbria University today on 0191 406 0901 or register for Psychology with Criminology course updates.

Course Information

UCAS Code
C8M9

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
3 years full time/4 years full time with optional study abroad year

Department
Psychology

Location
City Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2021

Fee Information

Deparment / Psychology

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Entry Requirements 2020/21

Standard Entry

128 UCAS Tariff points
From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate

Find out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Subject Requirements:
There are no specific subject requirements for this course

GCSE Requirements:
Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.

Additional Requirements:
There are no additional requirements for this course

International Qualifications:
We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Entry Requirements 2021/22

Standard Entry

128 UCAS Tariff points

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.

Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Subject Requirements:

There are no specific subject requirements for this course.

GCSE Requirements:

Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

There are no additional requirements for this course.

International Qualifications:

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications which may not match those shown above.

If you have qualifications from outside the UK, find out what you need by visiting www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:

International applicants shoud have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or an approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades in our English Language section: www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications 

Fees and Funding 2020/21 Entry

UK/EU Fee in Year 1: £9,250

International Fee in Year 1: £15,500

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs

Scholarships and Discounts

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Fees and Funding 2021/22 Entry

UK Fee in Year 1*: £9,250

* The maximum tuition fee that we are permitted to charge for UK students is set by government. Tuition fees may increase in each subsequent academic year of your course, these are subject to government regulations and in line with inflation.



EU Fee in Year 1: £16,000

** You may be eligible for an EU Undergraduate Scholarship


International Fee in Year 1: £16,000

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS

The final year optional module CR6003 Crime and Society in Newcastle and Amsterdam includes a 5 day field-trip to Amsterdam, at an approximate cost of £500 for flights and accommodation.

 

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Courses starting in 2021 are offered as a mix of online and face to face teaching due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

Students will be required to attend campus as far as restrictions allow. Contact time will increase as restrictions ease, or decrease, potentially to a full online offer, should restrictions increase.

Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.

 

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