BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year

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Do you ever wonder why people commit crimes? Are you fascinated by the thoughts of criminals, victims, and witnesses? If you answered yes, Arden’s BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology Foundation degree will take you on an enlightening and fulfilling journey into the human mind.

The psychology and criminology foundation degree programme at Arden University is a challenging and career-enhancing course that introduces you to the critical ideas needed to achieve your academic ambitions.

The programme is comprised of a foundation year followed by an undergraduate degree. Your foundation year will assist you in developing critical study skills such as essay writing, information technology proficiency, emotional intelligence, and research abilities that will equip you to effectively finish a degree course.

After your foundation year is complete, you’ll concentrate on your selected professional path – in this example, criminology and psychology. By combining two closely related subject areas, you’ll develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the realities of criminology and psychology, while also participating in employment-related module assessments that will give you the practical edge you need to stand out in today’s competitive job market.

Entry Requirements

Candidates for our this online Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

Your motivation for undertaking the programme
Relevant work experience
Prior qualifications

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have questions about your eligibility for the course or are unsure if your existing qualifications meet the entry requirements, use the form on this page to contact the university. They will assess your background and advise on your options and application.

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