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Psychology and Criminal Behaviour
Bachelor of Psychology and Criminal Behaviour (Top up) (Hons)
Bachelor of Psychology and Criminal Behaviour (Top up) (Hons)

Bachelor of Psychology and Criminal Behaviour (Top up) (Hons)

  • ID:LC440199
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements 

  • This course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree.
  • The BA (Hons) Psychology and Criminal Behaviour is a level 6 top-up award intended principally for students who have been awarded an FdA in Psychology and Crime (Bedford College) or Psychology and Criminal Behaviour (Milton Keynes College) or any student eligible to transfer into Level 6 from a Psychology related degree (i.e., who has successfully studied Levels 4 and 5 in a psychology related degree.
  • Or evidence of two years of successful related study at degree levels 4 and 5 and potential to progress to Level 6. Entry to the course will be through negotiation to ensure that applicants have the appropriate pre-requisite knowledge and skills.

English requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59


Course Information

Build on previous Foundation degree studies to complete an Honours degree, developing your skills and theoretical knowledge of psychology and aspects of criminal behaviour, considering human diversity and difference, social and critical psychology, developmental psychology and mental health and occupational psychology.

Examine forensic psychology in practice and explore the assessment and treatment of offenders, including violent and sex offenders and offenders with personality disorder and mental illness.

In the final stage you will have the opportunity to complete a library-based research project in your area of interest.

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  • Atypical Child And Adolescent Development: Theories And Applications (PSY001-3) Compulsory
  • Ba Psychology And Criminal Behaviour Honours Project (PSY028-3) Compulsory
  • Forensic Psychology In Practice (PSY010-3) Compulsory
  • Occupational And Organisational Psychology (PSY015-3) Compulsory
  • Psychology Of Mental Health (PSY006-3) Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of this course you will be able to progress into the following areas: police work; public services (such as the Home Office, Ministry of Justice, health service); market research; business and personnel; education and charity work.

There are also a range of postgraduate study opportunities open to you for career paths in, for example, counselling, police and charity work, business and personnel and teaching.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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