Franchised by University of Bedfordshire
The Foundation Degree in Psychology & Criminal Behaviour explores the behaviour and development of individuals though childhood, adolescence and maturity. Within Psychology you will study a wide range of psychological theories and experimental work which are important to the subject. This will include Cognitive psychology, Developmental psychology, Social Psychology and Mental health issues. You will come to understand how resources are employed in detecting, preventing and understanding criminal behaviour, as well as the processes of prosecution and detainment of criminals in our justice system. You will also explore the main theories concerning the reasons for crime and the various possible motives behind criminal behaviour.
On successful completion of the Foundation Degree you can continue into a third year at the University of Bedfordshire on the BA Psychological Studies, the BA Psychology & Criminal Behaviour or BA Criminology programme. Successful completion of this will lead to an Honours Degree, students completing the Foundation Degree may also wish to consider progressing to further training or employment
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Bletchley Campus
Course Length: 2 Years
Course Level: 5
Start: October 2021
Typical entry requirements are 120 UCAS points with one A Level at grade C. We also accept students who have succeeded on an Access to Higher Education programme. Mature students with relevant workexperience or with experience that has required a good level of written English are also welcome to apply.