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Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Criminology with Psychology

Apply your knowledge of psychology to understand aspects of crime and criminal behaviour. You’ll learn new ways of thinking about society and human behaviour.

Criminology with Psychology

Course Overview

  • UCAS code

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Explore criminological issues alongside a psychological focus 
  • Learn new ways of thinking about society while honing your understanding of people
  • Engage with assumptions about the place of crime in society and our responses
  • Gain an understanding of the causes and effects of crime and deviant behaviour through social research
  • Use a range of psychological approaches to study human behaviour and thought to understand why people respond the way they do to crime

Volunteering will enable you to develop your professional skills and add experience to your CV. Previous students have volunteered as learning support workers for the Leeds Youth Justice Board. 

Why study Criminology with Psychology at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 94% of students on BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology were positive about the way teaching staff explain things*
  2. Benefit from access to specialist facilities
  3. Study abroad options available 
  4. Opportunity to apply for a placement during the Work-Based Learning in Criminology module 
  5. Research-led teaching
  6. 94.3% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation**

*National Student Survey 2023
**Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21

Criminology assessment centre - student view Final year students from BA (Hons) Criminology and BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology share their experiences of taking part in an assessment centre to get on to the ‘Prison Education’ module.

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