University of Portsmouth

  • University House, Winston Churchill Ave, Southsea, Portsmouth PO1 2UP, United Kingdom
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The University of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, about 120km southwest of London. There are over 24,000 students enrolled, 5,200 of which are international.
Portsmouth is a modern, multi-disciplinary university offering practical courses at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research level across five faculties. Most bachelor's degrees include a one year paid work placement and the University is currently ranked 21st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020), and is rated highly for student satisfaction and graduate employment.

We’re proud to be a breath of fresh air in the academic world – a place where everyone gets the support they need to achieve their best.
We’re always discovering. We don’t fit the mould, we break it. Just as the world keeps moving, so do we.
We’re closely involved with our local community and we take our ideas into the global marketplace. We partner with business, industry and government to set the course for a better future. And we educate and transform the lives of our students to help them achieve their potential. 
We stand out, not just in the UK but in the world. We excel in research areas from cosmology and astrophysics to cyber security, forensics and sport science.
Since the first day we opened our doors, we've looked towards the future. And we're here to help you shape it.

Creative Writing

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Portsmouth
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 11262

Overview.
If you’re an aspiring writer, there’s no better place to hone your craft than the home of literary greats, Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
On this BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree, you’ll learn to write across various mediums. From stories to scripts and plays to poetry, you’ll develop your writing voice and improve your technique under the guidance of professional novelists, poets and playwrights.
The course develops your talent and prepares you for a career in writing. You’ll learn the skills to succeed in many creative and professional industries, from print and online media to film and television, as well as public relations, advertising and teaching.

$21810 Annual Fees

Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Portsmouth
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 11263

Overview.
Do you have an interest in why people commit crimes and how society should deal with crime? Do you want to kick-start an interesting career that allows you to contribute positively to people's lives?
Criminology is the study of crime and criminals, while criminal justice relates to the agencies involved in the justice and penal systems – such as police, prisons, probation – and their responses to crime. 
On this BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree, you'll learn about key issues in criminal justice, such as the sentencing of offenders and the reputation and responsibilities of police forces. You'll develop your knowledge of the bodies involved in law enforcement, government, the court system and international agencies and use scientific theories and principles to understand the causes of crime.
In years 2 and 3, you'll study topics that match your ambitions and interests, with a choice of more than 30 module options in areas such as hate crime, dangerous offenders and missing persons. You can also get credit towards the pre-entry qualifications for a career as a trainee probation officer and police officer.
Before your final year, you'll have the chance to apply your skills and knowledge in the field on an optional sandwich year. You can also enhance your CV and prepare yourself for your career on modules that allow you to convert work and volunteering experience into credit towards your degree. 
This course is ideal prep for a career working in police, probation, the prison service, community safety, and third sector roles such as victim support. You'll also set yourself up to do postgraduate study or research on crime prevention and criminology.

$21810 Annual Fees

Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Portsmouth
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 11264

Overview.
In the digital age, crime is becoming more complex and diverse with the internet creating new types of crime and reinventing old ones.
If you’re interested in fighting cybercrime, this combined course – the first of its kind in the UK – covers traditional criminology theory while exploring modern issues like cyber-security, online terrorism and digital forensics. You'll examine the methods and motivations of cybercriminals and learn first hand about the challenges of digital investigations.
After the course, you'll be ready to take on roles in criminal justice agencies, local government, and private and public industries.

$21810 Annual Fees

Criminology and Forensic Science

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Portsmouth
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 11265

Overview.
Are you interested in understanding how forensic evidence is used to help solve crime?
This BSc (Hons) Criminology and Forensic Studies degree course examines the field of crime and criminality and pairs it with the world of forensic investigation. You’ll get a deep understanding of what makes a criminal, from a societal, psychological and law perspective. And you’ll get out of the classroom to get to grips with the latest forensic theory and practice.
This course leads to careers in areas such as research and intelligence analysis, crime scene investigation, and probation and police work.

$21810 Annual Fees

Criminology with Psychology

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Portsmouth
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 11266

Overview.
Understand the mind of offenders, victims and witnesses, and learn about the theories of crime and criminality on this combined BSc (Hons) Criminology with a Psychology degree course.
You’ll get a foundation in the psychology of crime, and enhance your studies by exploring the causes of offending behaviour, responses to crime, and how rehabilitation works.
This course prepares you for a career in areas such as the prison or probation service, criminal justice agencies and victim support.

$21810 Annual Fees