University of Essex Online - BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology

This degree enables you to learn more about the criminal mind and the critical issues in the criminal justice system. You will cover thought- provoking topics such as offender profiling, risk management and offender rehabilitation, in addition to the core areas of cognitive, social and developmental psychology.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 18500 £
  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • 11 October 2022

Course Information

This combined course exists to allow you to explore two different but complementary subject areas within the same programme.

This course does not only allow you to feed your curiosity of two subjects, they’re perfect for those wishto specialise in a particular area. You will delve into your core subject in detail, while focused modules in your secondary subject will help you gain a solid understanding of the field.

Many of our combined courses have a range of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your studies precisely to your interests. Our dedicated and passionate tutors are all specialists in their fields and will be on-hand to offer individual support and guidance. Designed with employability in mind, each combined course is beneficial for a wide range of career paths.


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology is made up of the following modules and is equal to a total of 360 credits.



Entry requirements

For the academic entry route you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
■ three A-levels or equivalent

For the work experience entry route you must meet the following criteria:
■ GCSE Maths and English at grade C or
above, or equivalent
■ three years’ relevant work experience

If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we will ask you to pass our free online English test.

Apply before:

04 October 2022

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University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology