Criminology, Psychology and Sociology Trips to London

Who's it for?

  • College, University

Curriculum Included

Key Highlights

  • The Old Bailey
  • Royal Courts of Justice
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
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Take your students to London to experience our one-day Criminology programme. Your day will be led by an expert instructor who will guide your students around the city discussing key topics of evidence, surveillance, human rights and the history of crime & punishment. 

The instructors on your one-day programme are highly experienced professionals at the WorkSecure group, with backgrounds in law enforcement, intelligence, policing, the military, education, social work and outreach. 

Sample Itinerary

Planning a college or university criminology, psychology and sociology trip to London? Use our sample itinerary to help picture what your trip could look like. Our itineraries are flexible, visits and timings will be planned based on your needs.

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Sample itinerary for a one-day criminology study tour

Day 1
Morning

Arrive at Tower Hill and meet WorkSecure Group Instructors. This morning your instructor will take you around the Historic City, Tower Hill Green and a Victorian Crime Scene to discuss topics such as why the city was policed, multi-cultural London, capital punishment and investigation in Victorian times.

Afternoon

After a break for lunch, your tour will start at the Gherkin and discuss the world of surveillance, techniques, authorised surveillance and human rights. Your tour will end at Liverpool Street

Evening

Optional restaurant meal before your coach journey home.

Sample itinerary for a two-day criminology study tour

Day 1
Morning

Arrive at Tower Hill and meet WorkSecure Group Instructor who will stay with you for today. This morning your instructor will take you around the Historic City, Tower Hill Green and a Victorian Crime Scene to discuss topics such as why the city was policed, multi-cultural London, capital punishment and investigation in Victorian times.

Afternoon

After a break for lunch your tour will start at the Gherkin and discuss the world of surveillance, techniques, authorised surveillance and human rights. Your tour will end at Liverpool Street

Evening

Restaurant meal then the option to see a West End show or take a Jack the Ripper walking tour

Day 2
Morning

Today will be self guided. Take a guided tour of the Royal Courts of Justice followed by an educational session in a working courtroom

Afternoon

Free time followed by departure from London

Evening

Arrive home

Trip Details

Educational Visits In London

Other Study Visits

  • City Of London Police Museum

    The museum has developed a new school programme, which focuses on KS4 Policing from 1000 to the present day. Over 90 minutes students will handle museum objects and get a guided tour of the museum to explore how policing has changed over the centuries.

  • London Dungeon
    The London Dungeon combines real history, horror and humour to bring gruesome goings-on back to life in the 21st century. A thrilling and exciting trip that students will love, with actors recreating events such as the Great Fire of London, Sweeney Todd, Jack the Ripper and an 18th Century courtroom.
  • The Clink Prison Museum Tour

    Dating back to 1144, this site is one of England’s oldest and most notorious prisons. In this guided educational experience, view archaeological artefacts, handle torture devices, and hear all about the misfortunes of the inmates. The tour lasts 45 minutes with free time to explore after.

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Other Cultural Visits

  • St Paul's Cathedral
    With its iconic dome that dominates the London skyline, St Pauls Cathedral is a must see for all groups visiting London. Over the years, decoration has been added and removed so that today the history of the nation can be seen in mosaics and stone carvings throughout the building.
  • Tower Of London
    See where numerous individuals lost their heads and visit the Prisoners exhibition which looks at some of the Towers more notorious convicts including Anne Boleyn, Edward V, Guy Fawkes and Sir Thomas More.
  • Highlights of London Guided Tour
    A half day guided tour of the city on board your coach is a perfect way to see all the major sites. Highly recommended if this is a first time visit to London for many of your students.
  • Museum Of London

    Step inside the Museum of London for a memorable journey through London’s unsettled history. Telling London's story students can enjoy the prehistoric, Roman and medieval London galleries through to the present day.

  • Madame Tussauds
    A thrilling and exciting visit containing inspiring wax works of some of the world’s most influential and famous people. Galleries include Sport, World Leaders, The Royal Family and Music along with the Spirit of London ride and Marvel Super Heroes 4D experience.
  • Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
    Always in the evening and at its best when London is cold and misty, this eerie tour takes students back in time to 1888 to follow in the footsteps of the London Metropolitan Police as they try to catch a killer.
  • Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum
    Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is the most wonderfully weird visitor attraction in London. Home to countless curiosities collected by the legendary adventurer Robert Ripley, you’ll step into a fascinating world where the bizarre and the unbelievable come to life and where amazement is waiting around every corner. From unusual art to underwater wonders, an upside down room and even a dungeon, at Ripley’s London there are mindboggling experiences for even the wildest imagination
  • Thames River Cruise
    This cruise along the Thames is a great way to see some of the major sites of the city. We recommend groups take the 40 minute cruise from Westminster to Tower which takes in Westminster, Big Ben, Somerset House, London Eye, Oxo Tower, The Tate Modern, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, Tower Bridge and the Tower.
  • Restaurants
    Make your evening meal a night out with a restaurant visit. We can book tables at an exciting range of restaurants offering pre-theatre dinner packages to suit all budgets.

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Why choose FHT for college and university trips?

At FHT we are passionate about delivering rich travel experiences, which challenge students to think differently and help develop new skills. Our purpose is to further your students study attainment and reinforce their career aspirations, whilst making the trip planning process hassle free for you as the organiser.

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