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BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year

We offer this Degree as a four year course with an integrated Foundation Year to give you the skills you need to succeed at undergraduate study. The perfect on-ramp to your undergraduate studies, the Foundation Year prepares you with the skills you will need to succeed as you progress in your studies.

With Arden's Criminology & Psychology Degree, you get the chance to study two fascinating social science fields, spending equal amounts of time on each discipline.

We offer this Degree as a four year course with an integrated Foundation Year to give you the skills you need to succeed at undergraduate study. The perfect on-ramp to your undergraduate studies, the Foundation Year prepares you with the skills you will need to succeed as you progress in your studies.

With Arden's Criminology & Psychology Degree, you get the chance to study two fascinating social science fields, spending equal amounts of time on each discipline.

You will learn all about the effects of social diversity and inequality on crime rates, develop an understanding of a range of research methods and data analysis skills, and acquire knowledge of a range of influences on psychological well-being.

Foundation Year Modules 

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

Year 2    

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

Year 3    

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

Year 4    

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

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

Entry Requirements: 

Candidates for our Blended Learning BA (Hons) Criminology & Psychology Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or 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).

 

BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year

London, UK
Birmingham B11 3RF, UK
London Borough of Ealing, UK
Manchester, UK
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Published on 2 Jun 2020