Applied Criminology Level 3 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Applied Criminology Level 3 Certificate

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Study Mode: Full Time Course Level: 3
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Are you keen to learn more about our Criminal Justice sector and awareness of crime? Are you interested to find out how crime is investigation, right from the initial crime scene through to investigation by the police and other personnel? Are you keen to find out how miscarriages of justice happen? Do you want a rewarding and challenging career? Then Criminology is right for you! 

Crime is an occurrence in every  day society. As you understand it more, you can develop skills that re relevant tomany job roles within the Criminal Justice sector, Social and Probation work, Sociology and Psychology.

By taking Criminology you will develop the knowledge and skills needed to examine information, and review the justice of verdicts in criminal cases. You will also study Crime and Punishment and develop skills to evaluate the effectiveness of social control in delivering policy in practice.

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in Law, Policing, the Probation Service, the Crown Prosecution Service, Teaching, Counselling, Mental Health Nursing and Social Work.

To access this course you are required to have: 

Five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including a 4 in English and maths 

During the course you will study the following modules:

- Changing Awareness of Crime

- Criminological Theories

- Crime Scene to Courtroom

- Crime and Punishment

By studying this course you will gain practical skills and knowledge in the following areas:

· Understand how crime reporting affects the public perception of criminality

· Understand how campaigns are used to elicit change

· Plan campaigns for change relating to crime

· Understand social constructions of criminality

· Know theories of criminality

· Understand causes of criminality

· Understand causes of policy change

· Understand the process of criminal investigations

· Understand the process for prosecution of suspects

· Be able to review criminal cases

· Understand the criminal justice system in England and Wales

· Understand the role of punishment in a criminal justice system

· Understand measures used in social control

You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment:

Changing Awareness of Crime - Internally Assessed assignment work (worth 25% of overall grade)

Criminological Theories - Externally Assessed through examination (worth 25% of overall grade)

Crime Scene to Courtroom - Internally Assessed through assignment work (worth 25% of overall grade) Crime and Punishment - Externally Assessed through examination (worth 25% of overall grade)

You can progress to an exciting range of higher level qualifications and related degrees including, Criminology,

Sociology, Psychology, Law, Criminal Justice or Policing. This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in Law, Policing, the Probation Service, the Crown Prosecution Service, Teaching, Counselling, Mental Health Nursing and Social Work

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05/09/2022

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