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Criminology and Psychology

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Criminology and Psychology

BSc
  • UCAS code CL83
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2018

The course

This degree is jointly delivered by the School of Law and the Department of Psychology.  It is accredited by the British Psychological Society so that graduates have the opportunity to gain Graduate and/or Chartered Membership of the Society. Studying Criminology and Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London means that you will gain an understanding of crime, criminality, and the criminal justice system alongside the biological, social, clinical and cognitive factors that influence behaviour. You will learn from internationally renowned experts who will share their research and experience so that you gain current, relevant and transferable skills and knowledge which are highly sought after by employers. 

The degree develops students' understanding of psychological problems and interventions, how social and cognitive factors influence behaviour, and how behaviour can be modified. It also examines the underpinnings of criminal behaviour (including violent crime, terrorism, race and hate crime), and how society reacts to, controls, and is affected by crime and deviance.

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates.  Throughout your course you will receive individual attention and flexibility to acquire expertise within a specialist field.

  • BPS accredited degree allowing you to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.
  • Develop a sound and extensive knowledge base in criminology and psychology.
  • Enables a scientific understanding of the mind, brain and behaviour.
  • Develop a range of key research skills and techniques.
93%

of our Law, Criminology and Sociology graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2016

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