About The Course

Do you wonder about what types of crime take place in our society? And what kinds of crime exist?

Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour.

This course has been designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focus on learning and developing your knowledge and understanding of the nature of crime, criminological theories and the criminal justice system.

The course will focus on topics such as:

  • Changing awareness of crime – different types of crime, influences and perceptions
  • Criminological theories – why do people commit crime?
  • Crime scene to courtroom – the criminal justice system
  • Crime and punishment

What We Add

In addition to outstanding teaching and resources, you will have the opportunity to visit courts and hear from guest speakers within the legal profession.

How Can I Standout With Criminology?

A qualification in Criminology allows access to university courses in areas such as law, sociology and forensics. Criminology is also ideal if you are considering a career within the police, social services or probation service.

Entry Requirements

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for A Level study