Criminology Personal Statement

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I find Psychology and Criminology fascinating, and I am dedicated in fulfilling a deeper understanding of how crime rates affects our contemporary society as a whole, the motivations behind the crime, and to analyse the mental state of the criminal to understand how and why they think in such a way. I regard Psychology as an intricate puzzle that strives to unravel an understanding of human perception, emotion and behaviour, and by piecing the puzzles we would comprehend the complexity of the human mind. Criminology is the foundation to understanding the complexity of society's laws, and allows for individuals to analyse what criminal behaviour truly is, and what could be classified as criminal behaviour. I feel these courses would help achieve my ambition of becoming a…show more content…
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