College of Law - Swansea University

Bachelor Criminology and Psychology - Grado en Criminología y Psicología

College of Law - Swansea University
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU £9,000
    International £13,400
  • Comienzo:
    Información no disponible
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Condiciones:
    You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University´s scholarships and bursaries page.
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology


Psychology is the scientific study of brain and behaviour. Students will study the psychological and neuroscientific processes that underpin daily activities such as thinking, reasoning, memory and language, learn the consequences of brain injury and how to improve health-related behaviour. In this Joint Honours degree, Students will also study Criminology and Criminal Justice.


Each application is considered on its individual merits when assessed as a whole. Admissions Tutors will take into account academic qualifications, along with any work experience, the academic reference and your personal statement.

Applicants must contact the Criminology Department for any specific subject requirements.

Candidates need to demonstrate a strong educational profile.

GCSE profiles need to include a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A-C, including Welsh/English Language and Mathematics.
A Level candidates also require a minimum of ABB - BBB. Desirable (but not essential) subjects to have studied are Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English Language and/or Literature, History, Law, Sociology, Psychology, Geography and Philosophy.
Candidates who already hold qualifications that may be suitable for entry to Higher Education or those offering alternative qualifications should contact the Admissions Tutor directly.

Welsh Baccalaureate pass is considered equivalent to grade A at A2 level.

We do not include A-level General Studies in our offers.

We will be pleased to consider a wide range of international qualifications.

International students also require...

International English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 overall and must include 6.0 in reading and 6.0 in writing. Other acceptable English Language Tests and qualifications can be found here


Year 1 (Level 4)
HE Level 4 Degree / HECert
Compulsory Modules
Module Name
An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
Criminology, Crime and Society
Law, Criminal Justice and Human Rights
The Criminological Imagination
Cognition I: Basic Processes
Social & Developmental Psychology
Biological Psychology
Individual and Abnormal Psychology
Statistics and Research Methods for Joint Honours

Year 2 (Level 5)
HE Level 5 Degree / HEDip
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Penology and Punishment
Research Methods in Criminology
Social Psychology
Cognition II: Higher Level Processes
Brain and Behaviour
Research and Experimental Methods I

Optional Modules
Criminology Optional Modules
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students will select 20 credits from modules offered by Criminology.

Module Name
Critical Criminology
Applied Research Methods in Criminology
Applied Criminal Justice
Crime, Drugs and Alcohol
Understanding Policing
Critical Criminology
Media, Crime & Criminal Justice

Year 3 (Level 6)
HE Level 6 Degree / Honours
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Independent Research Project
Brain and Behaviour (B)
Development Across the Lifespan
From Individuals to Society

Optional Modules
Year 3 Psychology Optional Modules
Choose Exactly 15 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students will select 15 credits from optional Psychology modules

Module Name
Psychopathology of Eating and Body Image
Work Psychology
Drugs and Behaviour
Sleep and Dreaming
Forensic Psychology
Health Psychology
Applied Behaviour Analysis
Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience
Nutrition and Behaviour
Developmental Neuroscience

Year 3 Optional Criminology Modules
Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students will select 60 credits from optional Criminology modules

Module Name
Young Offenders and Youth Justice
Criminalisation of Sex
Media, Crime and Criminal Justice
Serious Crime and Social Harm
Diversity, Crime & Criminal Justice
Sexual Crimes

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