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University of Greenwich: Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Institution University of Greenwich View institution profile
Department School of Law and Criminology
Web www.gre.ac.uk
Email courseinfo@gre.ac.uk
Telephone 020 8331 9000
Study type Taught

Summary

This master’s degree equips you with a deep understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and principles central to criminology and criminal psychology.

By studying Criminology and Criminal Psychology, you'll learn about the changing nature of psychology, law and criminology, and how to apply your knowledge in the forensic and legal arenas. The course will develop your ability to relate theory to practice with its broad coverage of criminological, forensic and psychological approaches to crime. Specific modules include criminal investigative psychology, crime theory, social forensic psychology, and crime, terrorism and the state.

The MSc in Criminology and Criminal Psychology will open a diverse range of career paths. Once you graduate, you will be well-placed for employment in public, private, and/or criminal justice work, or criminal, legal, and forensic psychological work.

What you should know about this course

  • You’ll learn about the changing nature of psychology, law, and criminology, and their professional applications.

  • Your optional modules help you gain insights into areas of your choice

  • It is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) because the primary focus is criminology. It is not a Master’s in Psychology

  • The course does meet the British Criminology Society benchmarks for postgraduate taught courses.

  • If you studied the BSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology degree at Greenwich and took the Social Forensic Psychology module, you cannot take the same module again for the MSc, nor can you take the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology module.

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