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Criminology at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy

Course description

"What is Criminology?"

Criminology is the study of crime and the effects it has on society and those who within the crime prevention industry. It opens up theoretical concepts of why crime is committed, how we as a society perceive crime and eventually will allow those studying to see how criminologists take the criminal act and its evidence through the courts and the evidence procedure to ensure justice for socie-ty. Course content:

Y12 units

 Introduction to criminological theories  Is the urge to commit crime a biological, psychological, or societal condition or is it more complicated.  Realities and perceptions of crime.  How do we as a people see crime in society?  How do individuals see crime in society?  What is the reality of crime in society?

Y13 units 

Changing awareness of crime  What do we see as crime today and why has this changed and why does it continue to change with a changing society.  Crime scene to courtroom  How do you show a courtroom enough evidence to ensure that justice is done.  Looking at modern cases where evidence has been used in the courtroom.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSE passes at grade C or above. English and science at Grade B would be recommended.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years