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FdSc Counselling Psychology with Criminology

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 17 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 years (2 days a week)
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

FdSc Counselling Psychology with Criminology

Psychology Criminology Courses An exciting opportunity to study a brand-new foundation degree at the Cornwall Counselling Institute. You will learn core psychological theory and apply this to clinical and criminal populations. You will also study the wider systemic causes of anti-social behaviour and the impact this has on the individual and society. We will also explore contemporary therapeutic interventions used with perpetrators and victims of crime and there is an opportunity for you to learn and practice counselling skills from professional industry experts.

Our Psychology with Criminology programme will be of special interest to students who are fascinated by both psychology and criminal justice as it aims to provide an excellent grounding for those looking to pursue careers within the criminal justice system, forensic psychology or social policy.

Why choose to study with us?
• You'll have access to an outstanding teaching and learning environment, with an exciting and flexible range of modules taught by enthusiastic and inspiring lecturers.
• Our teaching is informed by the expertise of our leading academics who are internationally renowned in their fields.
• Teaching is applied to real-world scenarios, providing you with an insight into the very latest developments in criminology and psychology, using innovative and engaging teaching methods.
• You'll be able to customise your studies to suit your individual interests and pursue a career path that you are passionate about.
• The course provides the perfect foundation for further study of professional psychology.

What you will learn

The modules over two years will cover the following areas of study:

• The History of Mental Health and Development of Counselling Psychology
• Personality Theory
• Abnormal Psychology and Crime
• Neuropsychology and Dysfunction
• Contemporary Therapeutic Paradigms
• Counselling Skills Practice
• Sociological Crime Theory
• Developmental Psychology, Youth Crime and Gang Culture
• Penology, Punishment and Recidivism
• Victimology
• Therapeutic Approaches to Offender Rehabilitation
• Criminal Profiling

Entry requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject area. Successful completion of Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3 in an appropriate subject. GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Mathematics and Science.

Alternatives at Level 2 (Functional Skills) may be considered.

Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods. These include academic essays, presentations, tests and observations of skills practice.

Progression

Once you have successfully completed the FdSc you will be able to apply for BSc top-up degrees or you can potentially train as a professional counsellor on the L5 Diploma at the Cornwall Counselling Institute.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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The modules over two years will cover the following areas of study:

• The History of Mental Health and Development of Counselling Psychology
• Personality Theory
• Abnormal Psychology and Crime
• Neuropsychology and Dysfunction
• Contemporary Therapeutic Paradigms
• Counselling Skills Practice
• Sociological Crime Theory
• Developmental Psychology, Youth Crime and Gang Culture
• Penology, Punishment and Recidivism
• Victimology
• Therapeutic Approaches to Offender Rehabilitation
• Criminal Profiling

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject area. Successful completion of Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3 in an appropriate subject. GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Mathematics and Science.

Alternatives at Level 2 (Functional Skills) may be considered.

Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

You will be assessed through a range of methods. These include academic essays, presentations, tests and observations of skills practice.

Once you have successfully completed the FdSc you will be able to apply for BSc top-up degrees or you can potentially train as a professional counsellor on the L5 Diploma at the Cornwall Counselling Institute.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

University
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 17 September 2024
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 09:30 - 16:30
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £8600.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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Start dates for September 2024 are subject to change. Please email ruth.voisey@cornwall.ac.uk for current course information.
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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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