BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology

University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January June September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 71,797

Entry Requirements

  • 240-320 points from 3 A levels or equivalent, to include a minimum of 100 points in a relevant subject.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.


Year 1

  • Researching Criminology
  • Skills for Criminologists
  • Psychological Science in Action
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminology

Year 2
Core Units

  • Researching Criminology 2
  • Questioning Criminology
  • Contemporary Issues in Applied Psychology

Psychology Options

  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences and Psychometrics

Criminology Options

  • Key Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Punishing Offenders
  • Police, Law and Community
  • Crime, Media and Culture
  • Learning from Experience (Faculty Wide Option)
  • Police a Diverse Society
  • Crimes of the Powerful
  • Substance Use and Misuse
  • Victims of Crime: Key Players in Criminal Justice
  • Wildlife Crime: Threats and Responses
  • Youth Crime, Youth Justice
  • Crime Reduction, partnerships and Community Safety
  • Global State and Corporate Security
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Investigation

University Wide Options

  • Languages

Year 3

  • Dissertation

Psychology Units

  • Language and Communication
  • Issues in Clinical and Health Psychology
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Criminology Units
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhood Policing
  • Hate Crime
  • Dangerous Offenders and Public Protection
  • Contemporary Criminologies
  • Advocacy, presentation and persuasion: Professional Skills in Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Crime: Deviance, Crime and Terror
  • Innocence Project
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gender and Crime
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offenders
  • Crime, Exclusion and Mental Health
  • Miscarriages of Justice                  
  • Sexual Offences and Offender Behaviour    
  • Contemporary Terrorism and the Global Response              
  • Level Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist-Foundation Level (0 credit)

University Wide Option

  • Languages 

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