BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology

University of West London
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
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3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 32,929
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 38,546

Entry Requirements

  • 260 UCAS tariff points normally in a minimum of two subject areas plus Level 2 English and Maths.
  • IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).
  • Pearson PTE Academic at score 51 or above or an equivalent secure English language test. 

Note: We also welcome applicants with no formal qualifications. These applications will be considered on an individual basis taking into account their professional/work/life experiences and their ability to engage with and benefit from the course.


Year One

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Criminal Process
  • Prisons and Probation
  • Work, or Voluntary Work-based Learning 1

Plus two options from:

  • History and Context of Psychology
  • Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition

Year Two

  • Theories of Criminal Behaviour
  • Trials, Evidence and the Adversarial System
  • Policing and Police Powers
  • Work, or Voluntary Work-based Learning 2

Plus two options from:

  • Individual Differences
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Year Three

  • Work, or Voluntary Work-based Learning 3

Plus three criminology options from:

  • Project (Dissertation)
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Penal Theory
  • Philosophical Foundations of Criminology
  • Psychology of Crime*
  • Sentencing
  • Terrorism.

And two psychology options from the following list:

  • Psychology of Mental Health
  • Psychology of Crime*
  • Introduction to Theories of Counselling
  • Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • Psychology of Languages
  • Violent Relationships

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