The Criminology and Criminal Psychology programme at the University of Essex Online helps you take advantage of the new opportunities available within psychology, as well as making you aware of how new and growing challenges can be addressed. You’ll delve into a range of specialist topics such as:
Towards the end of your degree, you will produce an original piece of research on the topic of your choice within criminology and criminal psychology, conducting research retrieval and thorough analysis of the issue and presenting it effectively.
Throughout the course you will debate course content with fellow professionals, improving your skills in critical reasoning, communication and leadership, all of which will enhance your potential in future roles related to criminology.
Senior roles within criminal justice are often a career objective for our criminology graduates. Many go on to serve as analytical police staff or police officers, or in offender support, probation, prison and victim services.
The course will also be useful for those seeking employment within security services and the National Crime Agency.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification
At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.
Senior level work experience
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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