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Level 3 Certificate in Criminology FTS at Chesterfield College

Course description

If you are interested in subjects like Psychology and Sociology, our Crimonology certificate could be for you. The course covers topics including:

  • Criminology Theories
  • Realities and Perceptions of Crime
  • Social control
  • Awareness of crime
  • How the crime scene leads to the courtroom
  • Course content

    We base our courses on employment needs of the region. Therefore, you can expect to learn topics that are relevant to the industry. Your course will be made up of a mixture of core modules, that are essential to the course requirements, and units that you can choose to specialize in yourself. You'll be guided by your tutor on which units to choose that will best suit you. The course covers topics including: -Criminology Theories-Realities and Perceptions of Crime-Social control-Awareness of crime-How the crime scene leads to the courtroom-

    Entry requirements

    Not all chemists wear white coats!! Chemists can work in super clean facilities producing silicon chips (the heart of all phones and computers) or they can be Marine Chemists assessing pollution, or collecting ice samples in the Antarctic. Ideally you will be achieving at least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent). This should include GCSE Maths and English. The major difference between GCSE and A Level is that the work will is more detailed, more precise and more mathematical.

    Financial information

    Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available

    Future opportunities

    You will be able to progress to university level study or on to employment. Please note this certificate is equal to an AS qualification however it is yet to be allocated official UCAS points. Therefore it is recommended you check with universities you ar

    Further information

    '• Where costs are quoted in this document they are correct at the time of publication, but may be changed• Timetables are given as an indication only, these may vary• Weeks shown are the maximum number expected• The formation of a class is conditional

    How to apply

    You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

    Last updated date: 16 May 2017

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