Criminology - BTEC Level 3 at The Howard School
There are four units in the course. Two will be studied in year twelve and two will be studied in year thirteen.
Year 12 Content Unit One: Changing awareness of crime Unit Two: Criminological theories
Year 13 Content Unit Three: From the crime scene to the courtroom Unit Four: Crime and punishment
Applications made to The Howard School can be made by both male and female students.
Resources will be readily available for the use of the students and the expectation is that all students will use these extensively. There will also be preparation for the exam and course work which will work simultaneously so that all course material is completed by the end of each Academic year. All students are expected to complete all set work at their due dates and a high level of diligence is expected from all students
Before embarking on this course of study it may be useful to watch any legally based programmes and to look at any of the texts listed below.
Criminology The basics by Sandra Walklate
Criminology A sociological introduction by Eamon Carrabine.
Minimum of Grade 4 in English and 4 additional A* - C Grades at GCSE including a Humanities subject
This course is broken down into four units, two of which will be studied in year twelve and two in year thirteen. There are two units which are coursework based and two which are exam based .In year twelve the students will submit their coursework and they will write an exam in June .This is the same for year thirteen.
The coursework unit is worth 25% of the final grade and the exam accounts for the remaining 75%. Grades are awarded from A*-E
Skills that you will obtain:
The ability to solve problems.
The skills of project research
The fundamental ability to work alongside professionals.
Areas of study that you can pursue
BSc Criminology and criminal justice.
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
BSc Criminology with Lawn0OWhat courses or employment can I progress to at the end of the course?
Areas of Employment
National Probation service
The courts and tribunal service
The National offender management Service
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.