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University of Portsmouth BSc (Hons) Criminology and Cybercrime
University of Portsmouth

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Cybercrime

Southsea, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time

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GBP 9,250 / per year *


* for UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students/EU residents | £16,200/year: international students


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Join the global mission to stop criminals from exploiting the internet. On the UK’s first BSc (Hons) Criminology and Cybercrime degree, you'll explore the future of policing and how criminal organisations operate online. You'll learn to make a difference, not by fighting tech with tech, but by understanding the human aspects of cybercrime.

Cyber is always evolving, so this course does too. You can choose from a wide range of innovative and topical modules – from cybersecurity, online terrorism and digital forensics to cyber deviance and cyberpsychology.

Course highlights

  • Learn from cybercrime, criminology, probation and policing experts whose expertise is requested by organisations around the world
  • Tailor the course to meet your interests by studying modules that match your career aspirations
  • Explore up-to-the-minute topics based on our own team’s research, including hacktivism and the incel subculture
  • Investigate issues as varied as cyber fraud, cyberbullying and online piracy, to discover how they affect people, organisations and government
  • Work with practitioners providing professional cybersecurity advice in our award-winning Cybercrime Awareness Clinic
  • Practise digital investigative techniques and develop transferable skills in analysis, research and new technologies
  • Meet visiting professionals who work in areas of cyber like the dark web and penetration testing


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