London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This joint honours in criminology and psychology is perfect if you're interested in the relationship between crime and social issues such as ill'health, poverty and discrimination, and gaining an understanding of the workings of the human mind.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: introduction to criminological theory; introduction to the criminal justice system; individual differences and social psychology 1; cognitive and developmental psychology 1. Year 2 topics include: individual differences and social psychology 2; measuring and interpreting crime; cognitive and developmental psychology 2; crime in context; perspectives on policing; crime, media and technology; youth, crime and violence. Year 3 topics include: criminology and psychology project; applied social and developmental psychology; crime control and penology; work psychology and applied decision making; counselling, health and abnormal psychology; justice, punishment and social control; serious and serial offenders; the criminology of pleasure; forensic psychology; criminological research practice; terrorism and counter'terrorism; forensic psychology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)