Middlesex University

Course Introduction

**Why study BA Criminology with Psychology at Middlesex?**

The Criminology Department at Middlesex has enjoyed a national and international reputation for over 30 years and this course is a well-established programme combining modules on the problem of crime, criminological theory, the institutions of criminal justice, and criminological skills and methods with others that introduce psychological concepts, theories and methods. This allows students to study, integrate and apply psychology to criminology to gain an expert understanding of criminal behaviour.

**Course highlights**

You have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the course

Researchers in the Crime and Conflict Research Centre are actively involved in projects such as trans-national organised crime; youth crime; community safety strategies; crime and deviance, inter-ethnic conflict and this research is reflected in the programme

Our excellent links with criminology-focused organisations in London ensure you can secure prestigious placement opportunities and gain excellent professional experience while you study

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Course Modules

Core modules: Foundation Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory

Crime and Control in a Social Context (30 credits) - Compulsory

Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology (30 credits) - Compulsory

Explaining Crime (30 credits) - Compulsory

Institutions of Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Criminology in Late Modernity (30 credits) - Compulsory

Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences (30 credits) - Compulsory

Developmental Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory

Applied Social Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory

Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory

Optional modules: Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional

Special Constabulary (30 credits) - Optional

Violent Crime (30 credits) - Optional

Organised and White Collar Crime (30 credits) - Optional

Drugs, Crime, and Criminal Justice (30 credits) - Optional

Gangs and Group Offending (30 credits) - Optional

Justice, Punishment, and Human Rights (30 credits) - Optional

Forensic Mental Health and Offending (30 credits) - Optional

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.0With a minimum of 5.5 in each componentTOEFL (iBT)72.0With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in readingPTE Academic51.0With at least 51 in all components