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Burnley College

Psychology and Criminology

UCAS Code: HU23

Bachelor of Science - BSc

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Study the nature of crime in society and gain an understanding of crime and criminal behaviour from a number of different perspectives on this truly fascinating course. Psychology and Criminology are completely separate topics that complement each other well. You can study both together, graduating with a degree that gives professional body recognition from the British Psychology Society and the knowledge and skills you’ll need for a career in either area. Alternatively, after Year 1 you can choose to specialise, by transferring to any one of our other Psychology routes or by pursuing a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. During Year 1, you build up your basic knowledge and skills in both Psychology and Criminology, which are quite distinct subjects that involve developing different, though related, skills. Psychology is an investigate science, involving practical classes and report-writing, as well as acquiring knowledge and critically examining evidence. Criminology is a social science and so you will be expected to read independently for seminars, and contribute to discussions and debates.

Modules

Foundation Entry Informed Decision Making Essential Skills for Higher Education Developing Skills for Higher Education Introduction module to a variety of different subjects in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Education, Social Science, Psychology, History, Law, English and Religion, Culture and Society. Year 1 Crime and Society Social and Developmental Psychology Psychology and Cognition Introduction Psychological Enquiry Key Thinkers in Criminology Crime and Morality Year 2 and 3 On successful completion of the above studies you can progress onto complete year 2 and 3 at UCLan Preston

Assessment methods

Teaching, learning and assessment approaches have been designed to promote the transfer of learning between individual modules and each subject. Personal and professional development and the integration of learning are promoted through the use of a learning contract. Teaching and learning methods are varied. They include formal lectures, seminars, group activities and project work, presentations and private independent study. Assessment is used both to determine results and to assist students to learn. Assessment methods are varied, including essays, case studies, oral presentations, workbooks, exams, reflective logs and diaries

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£9,000
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£9,000
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Northern Ireland
£9,000
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Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Burnley College

Department:

Humanities

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