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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    I got an A, but i have no idea how. I hated sociology the most!
    I hated Sociology last year too and somehow got an A, but it's my favourite subject so far this year

    (Original post by hellodave5)
    I would probably go for Psychology or Criminology
    If you include Criminology, you lose BPS accreditation I think?? (which means you can't apply for the high paying Psych jobs, if you think you want to do them later on - e.g. clinical psychology).
    Not necessarily.
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    I hated Sociology last year too and somehow got an A, but it's my favourite subject so far this year



    Not necessarily.
    Not necessarily? Expand?
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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    With those grades don't waste applications with the last three as you can do better than that! Push yourself and apply to the best universities - you can do it!


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    thank you! that's so motivating
    What unis do you guys recommend, Ive been on my laptop for hours now looking at different unis, I dont really want to go further than nottingham.

    Ive updated my list of courses:
    Southampton* Psychology
    Sussex Psychology
    De montfort Psychology and Criminology
    Loughborough Psychology
    Nottingham Psychology
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Not necessarily? Expand?
    There are tonnes of Universities that offer Psychology and Criminology as a Joint Honours degree and still has BPS Accreditation.
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    I would probably go for Psychology or Criminology
    If you include Criminology, you lose BPS accreditation I think?? (which means you can't apply for the high paying Psych jobs, if you think you want to do them later on - e.g. clinical psychology).
    for De Montfort, you still get the BPS accreditation, they still cover everything you need for it
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    There are tonnes of Universities that offer Psychology and Criminology as a Joint Honours degree and still has BPS Accreditation.
    Thanks. That's good!! - I didn't realise that was the case.
    Been ages since I started my Psych degree - and have often heard people complain about their lack of BPS accreditation with their joint hons degree, so made a tentative assumption that it may be like that with joint degrees in Psych/Crim.
    Good luck with the degree. Long journey ahead.
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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    for De Montfort, you still get the BPS accreditation, they still cover everything you need for it
    That's good!!
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Thanks. That's good!! - I didn't realise that was the case.
    Been ages since I started my Psych degree - and have often heard people complain about their lack of BPS accreditation with their joint hons degree, so made a tentative assumption that it may be like that with joint degrees in Psych/Crim.
    Good luck with the degree. Long journey ahead.
    What uni do you go to? If you dont mind me askiing
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    Can anyone recommend ONE university that:
    - has any aspect of forensic/criminology but is mostly psychology
    - campus based uni
    - not in wales and not further than nottingham
    - good social life?
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Thanks. That's good!! - I didn't realise that was the case.
    Been ages since I started my Psych degree - and have often heard people complain about their lack of BPS accreditation with their joint hons degree, so made a tentative assumption that it may be like that with joint degrees in Psych/Crim.
    Good luck with the degree. Long journey ahead.
    I haven't applied for Psychology. I was looking at Psychology degrees before and that's how I know. But I hope I get where I want to be!
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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    Can anyone recommend ONE university that:
    - has any aspect of forensic/criminology but is mostly psychology
    - campus based uni
    - not in wales and not further than nottingham
    - good social life?
    Keele?
    http://www.keele.ac.uk/ugcourses/psychology/

    It has BPS Accreditation and you can do Psych with Criminology.
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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    thank you! that's so motivating
    What unis do you guys recommend, Ive been on my laptop for hours now looking at different unis, I dont really want to go further than nottingham.

    Ive updated my list of courses:
    Southampton* Psychology
    Sussex Psychology
    De montfort Psychology and Criminology
    Loughborough Psychology
    Nottingham Psychology
    That list is so much better! I'd still be tempted to swap de Montfort for something else, maybe Portsmouth, Birmingham, Warwick, Royal Holloway?


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    (Original post by mizzsnazzter)
    That list is so much better! I'd still be tempted to swap de Montfort for something else, maybe Portsmouth, Birmingham, Warwick, Royal Holloway?


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    the only reason I chose De montfort is as a backup option
    And I was considering portsmouth but its not a campus based university! I really want to go to a campus uni
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    I did Psychology with Criminology for my degree, as long as you ensure you get BPS accreditation for your psychology then I recommend doing that as a joint honours. Both topics are very interesting but if you find that you don't enjoy one of them then you can usually switch to single honours.
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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    What uni do you go to? If you dont mind me askiing
    Sheffield Hallam and currently doing the cognitive neuroscience masters. From Sheffield and wanted to stay local, but unfortunately didn't get into Uni of. Happy with my general experience though - mixed bunch with a nice campus.
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    I haven't applied for Psychology. I was looking at Psychology degrees before and that's how I know. But I hope I get where I want to be!
    What you going for?
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    (Original post by ricefarmer)
    the only reason I chose De montfort is as a backup option
    And I was considering portsmouth but its not a campus based university! I really want to go to a campus uni
    I wouldn't waste an application there tbh, you're better than that so realistically you would never be happy if you ended up there. Also, here's Royal Holloway (beautiful campus) https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/crim...sychology.aspx. You should also be ok slipping a grade with Royal Holloway because they're quite known for being lenient on results day... Obvs no guarantee ofc


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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    What you going for?
    Various Politics Joint Honours, hoping to actually have a career in Politics (btw so jealous of you living in Sheffield Hallam!)
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    Various Politics Joint Honours, hoping to actually have a career in Politics (btw so jealous of you living in Sheffield Hallam!)
    Bit sick of it after 4 and a bit years though . Don't live, just study there.
    Oo interesting, being a politician would be cool. Politics is admittedly something I know almost nothing about
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Bit sick of it after 4 and a bit years though . Don't live, just study there.
    Oo interesting, being a politician would be cool. Politics is admittedly something I know almost nothing about
    Not because of the area, but the MP is someone I really hope to meet SH isn't one I've applied to, I'm planning to firm Cardiff and insure Aberystwyth

    I didn't until the 8th of May.
 
 
 
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