London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Why do people commit crimes? What is the effect of crime on society? How does the criminal mind work? BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology explores these interesting concepts and more. You will gain an understanding of criminal justice policy, social and developmental cognition, issues in contemporary policing, criminal justice history, developmental and social psychology, drugs and crime, youth crime and delinquency, plus a range of options for specialised study.

Course Modules

Year 1 • Introduction to criminological theory • Issues in crime • Criminal justice, politics and policy • Deconstructing the crime problem • Introducing psychological approaches • Exploring psychological approaches Year 2 • Penal theory, policy and practice • Issues in contemporary policing • Social research skills 2 • Social research skills 1 • Psychology of feelings • Psychology of behaviour with others Year 3 • Gender, crime and justice • Crime, criminology and modernity • Dissertation in criminology: research or work placement (double module), Plus two optional modules from a range of psychology modules.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees