What motivates people to behave the way they do? What constitutes a criminal? Why do people commit crimes? This inter-disciplinary criminology and psychology degree covers a range of fascinating and thought-provoking modules, such as crime and society, the criminal justice system and the inequalities of the modern world. Perfect for students who want to explore both discipline areas, this course is the ideal stepping stone to your future career goals.
While studying your criminology and psychology degree, you’ll aim to understand the world of social values and behaviours, building a solid foundation in both disciplines. This degree allows students to go on a real journey - from understanding the theories behind committing a crime and how the crime is treated in the legal system. If you’re passionate about debating and discussing the views of society and criminal influences, then you’re in the right place.
What can a criminology and psychology degree do for me?
This degree gives students a voice. The aim of studying criminology with psychology is to gain a solid understanding of two well-established fields. Both of which are set out to recognise social values, the criminal justice system and human behaviours. While studying, you will:
Develop your knowledge of criminological theory and psychological studies
Acquire a solid grounding in criminological thinking and principles
Adopt an enquiring and critical appreciation of criminology and psychology
Develop an appreciation of the national and international contexts of criminology
Become an analytical social scientist who can handle both criminological and psychological issues of the modern world
Reflect on what works and what doesn’t in the justice and legal system
Apply your knowledge and experience to real-life scenarios
What can I do after Arden University?
Completing a criminology and psychology course can open up a world of opportunity - both in the specific fields of criminology and psychology, but also further afield into other industries you might not have even considered! With that in mind, a few career options for you could include:
Crime Prevention & Policing
Legal & Prison Systems
Full Time3 years
Start dates & application deadlines
Starting: September 2022 Deadline: August 2022
The BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology degree has standard entry requirements.
To be able to study this course, you need to have:
Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
If you don’t currently hold the above qualifications, they also offer this course with an additional foundation year, which is designed for students who need extra support when starting their degree course.
0 (no less than 5.
5 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 80; or equivalent
They also offer an internal English test for applicants.
They are happy to consider an application from you if you can evidence that you have relevant work experience where you can demonstrate critical thinking and analysis skills.
They will ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course.
They may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.
Based on the tuition of 16,500 USD for the full programme during 3 years.