PG Certificate Criminology and Criminal Psychology

University of Essex Online

Program Description

PG Certificate Criminology and Criminal Psychology

University of Essex Online

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more.

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Certificate, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information. This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Course Structure

Introduction

The Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Criminal Victimisation (20 credits)
  • Applied Forensic Psychology (20 credits)
  • Crime, Causation and Criminological Theory (20 credits)

Career destinations

A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge.

As companies seek out graduates with the most advanced skills, a Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology could give you the competitive edge you need to advance to these upper level positions.

Career opportunities for graduates exist within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors.

This can include one of the hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2016
Duration
Duration
8 months
Part time
Price
Price
3,000 GBP
Information
Deadline
Start date Aug. 2016
Place
United Kingdom Colchester, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 8 months
Price 3,000 GBP
Anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the annual tuition or course fee payment up-front.