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BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year

The BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year is offered by Arden University.

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Part-time Duration: 4 to 12 years
Starting in: January, April, July, October
Tuition Fee: £27,740 (UK), £20,500 (International)
Location: Online

The overall aim of the BA (Hons) Criminology & Psychology with Foundation Year enables students to study two well established fields in social sciences. Both fields are set out to understand the social world which encompasses social values and behaviours. While Psychology studies human behaviours in general, Criminology focuses on criminal behaviours and social orders in particular.

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Modules

Foundation Year

  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Using Numeracy, Data & IT
  • Research Skills & Using Information
  • Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
  • Crime and Law in Context
  • Psychology of Everyday Life

Year 2

  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Crime & Society
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Key Studies in Psychology

Year 3

  • Research & Ethics in Action
  • Personality & Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Contemporary Debates in Criminology
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Policing & Police Powers

Year 4

  • Contemporary Developmental Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Cybercrime
  • Youth Justice
  • Research Planning & Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

Candidates for our online Criminology and Psychology Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).