What I'll learn
In year one you will be introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both Psychology and Criminology.
The introductory modules will provide an excellent foundation of knowledge for learners to progress to year two.
In year two, modules take you into more detailed and developed areas, considering the wider issues and debates surrounding psychology and criminology. In year two you will need to consider a deeper analysis of the modules using professional theoretical research in the subject areas to supplement learning, growth, development and knowledge.
In year three for Psychology, there are modules including Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. In Criminology, the core module for stage three is Crime and Punishment which provides an overview of the philosophy and
theories of punishment as well as an examination of the institutions responsible for the punishment of offenders. At this stage, you will have the opportunity to study on areas and aspects of Psychology and Criminology that you find particularly interesting as you can choose to write a dissertation on any topic within your Joint Honours programme.
How I'll learn
With a Joint Honours degree you can ensure that your programme has:
- Breadth: you are not focused on a single specialism, but are able to study across two disciplines
- Embedded skills: you will have all the graduate level skills that employers are looking for.
- Student support: your own personal tutor will work with you as you learn and progress.
For successful completion of the course you will be required to study 120 credits each academic year.
How I'll be assessed
Assessment is through coursework and formal examinations.