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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Criminology Diploma

Level 3

Course code: AG3367K
Type: Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Humanities & Social Sciences
Location: Ludlow
Fee: Additional Costs - £20.00

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* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

In Criminology, you will immerse yourself in the fascinating world of crime, the causes of crime, and crime prevention. You will study the criminal justice system – all the way from the crime scene to the final court verdict. You will develop your understanding of how to interpret crime, through the key concepts and theories of criminology, applying these to a range of case studies.

Why choose us

Trips to courtrooms and prisons. Tutor has extensive practical experience in the field. Modular course with 50% coursework. Equivalent to one A level.

What you could do next

The course leads to a range of Criminology- based degrees, and will be invaluable for anyone wishing to study Sociology, Psychology, Forensic Science or related fields at university. Potential careers include those in the police force, social work, mental health support, the prison service and community services.

Popular modules

  • Changing Awareness of Crime

  • Criminological Theories

  • Crime Scene to Courtroom

  • Crime Scene and Punishment

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via a written exam and an internal assessment

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C), to include grade 4 (grade C) in English Language.