Why study BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology at BU?
- Focus on these overlapping disciplines, where you’ll take a closer look at the study of criminology and the criminal justice system, and enrich this learning through the study of psychology.
- Studying criminology and psychology modules, you'll investigate criminal behaviour, examine the views, thoughts, intentions, actions and reactions of criminals and victims
- Decide your focus by choosing units in your second and final year to create a bespoke degree to reflect your chosen interests or career aspirations
- Learn from research-active social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare
- Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement or a shorter four-week placement to provide you with important work experience
- Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation.
- This course is ranked 14th in its subject area according to the 2022 Guardian League Tables. You’ll be career-ready with 85% of our graduates in employment or further study after 15 months.
What can you achieve with this degree?
This degree will provide you with the ideal platform for further specialisation in many careers, particularly in areas where a deep understanding of criminal behaviour is valuable, as well as postgraduate study opportunities.
Next start date:
September 2022, September 2023
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
3 years, or 4 years with a minimum 30-week work placement, full time.
All subjects considered
For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: 104 – 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.