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BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies (Sandwich)

University of Plymouth
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Course UCAS code: C8MX
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  • BSc (Hons), Sandwich , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Some people commit crime while others lead law abiding lives. Why? On this course you’ll examine the nature of crime, investigating the impact it has on society – and what we can do about it. Choose to study at Plymouth and you’ll get the extra benefit of a course that covers the same topics we’ve developed for community justice professionals – providing you with a perfect start to your future career in a wide range of areas, from psychology to community justice. You will kick start your career. As a successful graduate, you’ll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society, putting you on track to a career in professional psychology. You’ll expand your horizons and gain invaluable experience with opportunities for international exchange. You’ll also enhance your employability and grow your professional network by applying for an optional placement year. * Gain insight into life as a community justice professional – you’ll study the same topics as professionals working in probation, policing, youth justice, community safety and victim services. * Kick start your career – as a successful graduate, you’ll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society, putting you on track to a career in professional psychology. * Expand your horizons and experience with opportunities for international exchange and a year studying abroad (in Year 2). * Enhance your employability and grow your professional network by applying for an optional placement year. * Develop your skills as a scientist working alongside leading researchers with the Research Apprentice Scheme. * Draw on cutting edge research across the social sciences to examine the nature of crime and explore the workings of the criminal justice system. * Shape your own study path with an exciting range of topics available through lectures, optional courses and project supervision. * Benefit from studying on a course that the Research Assessment Exercise rates as excellent for research and the Quality Assurance Agency praises for its quality of education.
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In your first year, you’ll study the basic theories of psychology, covering learning, social, developmental, clinical, cognitive and physiological psychology. From methods of psychological research, to information technology, communication and critical thinking, you’ll begin developing important skills for the workplace. And you’ll investigate criminology, learning about the criminal justice sentencing process in England and Wales. In your second year, you’ll develop a greater critical understanding of psychology and how it can be applied in practical settings, building your confidence to use more sophisticated research methods. You’ll put your understanding into practice by developing a psychological skill such as clinical interviewing. In criminology and criminal justice you’ll explore theories of crime and culture, expanding your knowledge by choosing from a selection of modules, from victimology to youth justice. In your final year you’ll have the opportunity to shape your own pathway, incorporating the particular areas of psychology that reflect your specialist interests. You’ll develop an advanced understanding of the central areas of psychology through academic debates and carry out a comprehensive piece of research with the support of your academic supervisor. In addition you’ll choose from a diverse range of modules to enhance your expertise in criminology and criminal justice. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.
Assessment Methods:
45% of assessment is by exam, and 55% by coursework.
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15 January

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If you're looking for a uni with great new facilities, a wide range of courses and supportive staff, based in a city with great night life, places to eat and shops- but also less than an hour from some great beaches or rural Dartmoor, then Plymouth might just be what you are after. Plymouth offers a wide range of courses, with some more specialist options, especially relating to marine and coastal engineering and science- and the SU has a huge range of societies and sports to join, so you're bound to find something that matches your interests.

Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Admissions:
Tel. +44 (0) 1752 585858
Email. [email protected]

Admissions:
Tel. +44 (0) 1752 585858
Email. [email protected]

 
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