Criminology Level 3 Applied Certificate and Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

The Level 3 Applied Certificate and Diploma in Criminology is a qualification with elements of Psychology, Law and Sociology that complements studies in humanities but will be attractive and useful to a range of students.

Further Details

Course Location

Marple

Age

College 16-18

Start Date

11/09/2023

Course Duration

Full-Time - 2 Years

Department

Criminology

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, covering a wide range of subject areas. These must include English Language and Maths.

This is an Applied General qualification. This means it is designed primarily to support learners progressing to university but will also equip leaners with transferrable skills for entry to higher level apprenticeships or employment. It has been designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focus learning for 16-19 year-old learners and adult learners through applied learning, i.e. through the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in purposeful contexts linked to the criminal justice system.

Changing Awareness of CrimeCriminological TheoriesCrime Scene to Court RoomCrime and Punishment50% of the units are internally assessed through controlled assessments50% of the units are assessed through external examsThe purpose of the Level 3 Certificate / Diploma in Criminology is to provide learners with an introduction to criminal justice, to give a context for humanities learning and to use the qualification to support access to higher education degree courses.

The main purpose of the WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Applied Crimonology is to use the qualification to support access to higher education degree courses. these will include combinations of criminology, law, psychology and sociology.

PoliceSocial WorkProbation WorkCounsellorTeachingJournalistCriminal Justice System

50% of the units are internally assessed through controlled assessments50% of the units are assessed through external examsThe purpose of the Level 3 Certificate / Diploma in Criminology is to provide learners with an introduction to criminal justice, to give a context for humanities learning and to use the qualification to support access to higher education degree courses.

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