Taught course

Legal and Criminological Psychology

University of Cumbria · Applied Psychology

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a first or second class honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

If you want a career in the criminal justice system, then our course gives you the academic criminological and psychological knowledge you need to pursue a career in this exciting field.

We also give you a good grounding for your future through career-enhancing voluntary work and real-world experience, with opportunities to gain work experience in a prison.

This course is ideal for people wanting to work within a legal or criminological context, particularly in areas involving probation, youth offending, victim support or offender management. The programme incorporates a variety of blended learning and campus-based activities which have been explicitly designed to meet the needs of learners working in a range of contexts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0333 363 7094