Criminology Level 3

Not all types of crime are alike. Are you interested in what different types of crime take place in our society and what kinds of crime exist, about which we know very little?    

How do we decide what behaviour is criminal? What are the roles of personnel involved when a crime is detected? Want a career in the police force, legal professions or forensic sciences? Perhaps you are interested to know more about the new exciting subject of Criminology? Either way this is the perfect course for you.    This course has been designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focus learning through the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in purposeful contexts linked to the criminal justice system.    

You'll study four units over two years; 

Unit 1: Changing awareness of crime 
Unit 2: Criminological Theories 
Unit 3: Crime scene to court 
Unit 4: Crime and punishment   

Career Prospects

Entry Requirements

You will need four GCSE passes at grades A-C or an equivalent level 2 qualification. If you do not have a grade C or above in English Language or maths, you will study these subjects as an essential part of your timetable at Telford College.

Additional Details

Year 1: 50% examination, 50% controlled assessment Year 2: 50% examination, 50% controlled assessment

You'll gain the required knowledge to be able to consider employment within some aspects of the criminal justice sector e.g. probation service, police force or alternatively use the qualification to support access to higher/further education courses e.g.

After the course

Criminology combines well with psychology, law and history, but it is also valuable as a broadening course when combined with natural sciences and creative disciplines.

Criminology Level 3

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