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University of Essex Online: PG Cert Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Institution University of Essex Online View institution profile
Department Psychology and Criminology
Telephone +44 (0) 1206 489 358
Study type Taught


The appearance of new types of crime mean that a thorough understanding of criminological theory has never been more essential. This course is designed for individuals who want to develop knowledge and skills which are useful for roles in the police force, law enforcement agencies and related sectors.

On this short course you will explore the interdisciplinary fields of criminology and criminal psychology which cover a range of complex and challenging topics including deviance, terrorism, and the psychological and sociological causes of crime. You will also be able to continue your studies and advance onto our PG Dip or Masters programme.

PG Cert

University of Essex Online

About University of Essex Online
University of Essex Online provide 100% online part-time Masters degrees and short courses in business, computing, education, health, law, criminology and psychology. Our students benefit from a flexible approach to learning while receiving the same dedicated support they expect from a top UK university. 

We achieved a gold rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2018), for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students). This rating is the highest possible an institution can achieve. 

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