Five GCSEs at Grade 5 or above, including English and Maths at Grade 4.
Why Should You Take This Course?
This exciting course is for anyone interested in understanding crime, its causes, and the impact of crime on society, along with prevention and the ways in which justice is administered. You will learn the reasoning behind why people break the law, why some groups are more likely to a commit crime or be seen as breaking the law, as well as look at who makes and enforces the law. The course will provide you with a range of transferable skills and compliments Law, Psychology, Science, and Uniformed Services.
Course content Unit 1: Changing Awareness of Crime
Unit 2: Criminological Theories
Unit 3: Crime Scene to Courtroom
Unit 4: Crime and Punishment
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via controlled assessment and
Are there any special expenses?
There is an optional trip to London which is offered to all Criminology students as an opportunity to see the real-life application of the theory, which they are learning. There may be trips that will enrich the curriculum that may incur additional costs.
What could I do next?
Criminology is often used to progress onto a single discipline at university or as part of a joint honours degree. However, it is also an important component in many other degrees such as Law and Psychology, as it involves many transferable skills for other disciplines. Studying Criminology often leads to careers such as the police, forensics or the legal profession.
Equivalent to 1 A Level
If you wish to apply for 2023-24 academic year, please complete the online application form.