Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 2 Year Level 3 Part-Time - Day Bede Campus A-Levels Apply

What’s it all about?

This qualification will appeal to students who are interested in criminal justice and may be considering careers in related areas. Criminology combines well with a variety of subjects at A-Level such as Law, Sociology and Psychology.

You will need five GCSEs at grades 4-9, including English Language.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationary and you will be provided the opportunity to take parts on trips and visits, which may incur a cost.

You will be assessed by a mixture of portfolio coursework and exams.

You will complete two assessments in year 12 and two assessments in year 13. Each assessment is worth 25% of your overall grade.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The sixth form day is 9am-4:15pm and takes place Monday-Friday.

You will study each of your subjects for 4hr 45min per week, across three separate lessons.

Your timetable will be determined by the combination of subjects that your study, which will be made available to you at the start of the academic year.

You are not required to be on campus when you do not have a timetabled lesson, although we would strongly recommend that you are. Making effective use of our learning facilities and resources during such study periods, will ensure that you keep on top of your work and make significant progress in your studies, not to mention developing important time-management, organisation and independent-study skills.

The purpose of the Level 3 Applied Certificate in Criminology is to provide learners with an introduction to criminal justice and to give a context for humanities learning.

Together with other relevant qualifications, such as Law, Psychology and Sociology, it develops the understanding to support entry to higher education courses in the humanities sector.

Throughout this course, you will study the following modules:

- Changing Awareness of Crime
- Criminological Theories
- Crime Scene to Courtroom
- Crime and Punishment

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What’s next?

After the completion of this course you can progress to further study at university and this could then lead to a career in industries such as teaching, social work, human resource management, journalism, youth work, police or a prison officer.

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