Course Info

Level 3 Diploma in Criminology

Course content & format

The course covers the following units:

Theories of criminality

Changing awareness of crime

Crime scene to courtroom

Crime and punishment

Criminology is a Level 3 Diploma and students will take this course alongside other A-level subjects (e.g. criminology, sociology and history). It is assessed by both coursework (50%) and examinations (50%).

Your unique experience

An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

Assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

Various extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities such as trips to the law courts and guest speakers

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

Learners must have;

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (to include a grade 4 in GCSE Maths or English)

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

Strong work ethic and the ability to work to deadlines

What can I do next?

Higher education

Employment fields relating to crime and deviance (youth work, police and community work, civil service, social work, teaching etc)

Level 3 Diploma in Criminology

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.