This course combines the social sciences with a criminal focus. You will explore the process of investigations from scene to courtroom, theories and awareness, leading to some of the most unique career pathways.

This is a new course aimed at developing your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of crimes and work done in the criminal justice system. The course incorporates elements of psychology, law and sociology, covering a wide variety of crime-related topics including biological and sociological theories of criminality, processes used for law making and media representations of crime, amongst others.

Units:

Changing Awareness of Crime

Criminological Theories

Crime Scene to Courtroom

Crime and Punishment

  • Modern, specialist classrooms resourced with specialised displays
  • Visiting speakers from universities, alumni and professionals
  • Feminist society, Psychology society, Criminal Psychology short course
  • Trips including Chester Zoo (animal behaviour), residential to Goldsmiths University, Harrow Public School,  Manchester Faith Walk and Sociology cinema
  • Support and extension classes

Course Key Details

Course Type : Subsidiary Diploma
Exam Board : WJEC
Pass Rate : 100%
Assessment : 50% exam 50% controlled assessment

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