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Psychology, Sociology and Criminology

Study one of our psychology, sociology or criminology courses and we'll give you the knowledge, confidence and motivation to make a real difference to society and your community. You'll develop skills which will allow you to question, critique and evaluate the world around you, including the option to undertake a placement year, either in the UK or abroad.

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  • Icon for achievement94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • League table iconRanked 1st in UK for Psychology in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2018.
  • Student satisfaction icon97% student satisfaction rate for BA(Hons) Sociology (FT) in the latest National Student Survey, published in July 2019.
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    Expand your horizons

    You’ll have the opportunity to expand your horizons past the classroom and into the real world.

    With opportunities to take part in local initiatives or work placements abroad you’ll be able to build your skills and abilities and get real-life experience.

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    Innovative teachers

    You'll learn from prominent academics with years of cutting-edge research behind them. Develop your expertise in the research skills and critical thinking that will give you the edge when you graduate.

"There was a very positive relationship between the staff and students on my course. They always have your best interests at heart and are very supportive in your academic journey."

Sasha, BSc(Hons) Sociology

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