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Criminology – An Introduction

Course code: H40E130
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 10 weeks
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £5.00,FE Tuition - £80.00

About the course

This is an exciting interest only course that delves into the criminal mind. Why do people turn to crime? What motivates a person to commit murder? These are just some of the topics that are covered over a 10 week course that is structured to cover the main principles of criminology. This programme is created and delivered by.

This course is classed as interest only (with certificate of attendance) through our community learning fund, meaning no formal assessment is required for those who wish to study with us. The purpose of this short course is to offer an insight into the criminal mind, whilst building a foundation of learning which can lead onto other programmes at Herefordshire, Ludlow and North Shropshire College.

Analysis of crime and media representation

Theories of crime

Serial killers – cannibals, predators and the cases that haunt us

Sex offenders – typology and gender variants

Offender profiling

Investigation and forensics

Criminal justice

Punishments throughout history

Miscarriages of justice

Why choose us

This course is taught by our experienced tutor, Pauline Strong, who is an expert in this field.

What you could do next

Further learning opportunities exist on our Access to Higher Education pathway in Social Sciences – Criminology.

Key facts

20th February to 7th May 2024 (no class on 26/03 or 02/04), Tuesday evenings, 6.00 to 8.00pm

Additional Costs – £5.00, FE Tuition – £80.00

Entry requirements

No previous experience necessary.