Criminal Justice & Psychology Pathway

Core Subjects:

Students study at least three subjects in total. They must pick at least one core subject from the list below:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Criminology
  • English Literature

Complimentary Subjects

Students will need to top up their core subjects with at least one complementary subject.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Applied Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Maths
  • English Language

Who is the Criminal Justice & Psychology Pathway for?

This Pathway is for students who are interested in pursuing a career in Law, e.g. Solicitor or Barrister; Civil Service;
Government; Company Secretary; Conveyancer; Paralegal; Police Officer; Probation Officer; Prison
Officer; Youth Worker & Social Worker; Psychologist; Forensic Scientist; Immigration, Customs & Border Roles

Supra-Curricular Programme

  • Career related workshops and talks with specialists in their field such as: clinical psychologists; educational psychologists, mental health practitioners; Neuropsychologists; Social workers
  • Subject related competitions and activities: Royal Holloway Psychology competition; Be the Psychologist; The Criminal CASE Files club
  • Trips to the Wilson Criminology and Policing conference; Pseudoscience conference; Loftus conference; Freud Museum; Bethlem mental health museum; Houses of Parliament trip; British Library workshops
  • University masterclasses and conferences; various subject masterclasses with Bath University and conference, English literature seminars and lectures, creative writing seminars and lectures, English language seminars and lectures
  • Extended Project Qualification