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Criminology Subsidiary Diploma Level 3

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code CRM-CL3
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This is an exciting course for anyone interested in understanding crime, its causes and the impact of crime on society, along with prevention and the ways in which justice is administered. You will learn the reasoning behind why people break the law, why some groups are more likely to a commit crime or be seen as breaking the law, as well as looking at who makes and enforces the law. The course will provide you with a range of transferable skills. This course could go with: Law, Psychology, Science and Public Services/Uniformed Services.                             



Unit 1: Changing Awareness of Crime

• Different types of crime

• Influences on perceptions of crime

• Why are crimes unreported

Unit 2: Criminological Theories

• Why people commit crimes

• Causes of criminality

•Social changes

Unit 3: Crime Scene to Courtroom

• Legal personnel involved in criminal investigations

• The process of a trial

• Lay people

Unit 4: Crime and Punishment

• Processes of bring the accused to court

• Aims of punishment

• Forms of punishment

• Agencies in achieving social control

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed via controlled assessment and an exam.

Entry requirements

At Least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including a Grade C/4 or above in English.


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