This honours degree programme in criminology focuses on cutting edge, topical and often controversial criminological issues. You'll learn to apply research tools, and access and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data on crime, victimisation and the societal responses to them. With an appreciation of criminological theorising and evidence, you will develop the skills to comment on crime, victimisation, and responses to crime and deviance, including policy questions, at national, international and global levels.
There are no formal qualifications required to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.
On successful completion of the required number and type of courses you will be awarded a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology degree. Your honours degree will be classified either as first-class honours, upper second-class honours, lower second-class honours or third-class honours.
You must obtain a lower second-class honours or better in order to be eligible for the BPS GBR.
Psychology graduates have skills and knowledge relevant to careers in education, industry, the health professions, management and social services.
Distance and Flexible learning