Course summary
120 hours
510 GBP excl. VAT
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Stonebridge College

Course description


Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals. It views crime from all different angles. People who study criminology courses assess the nature, extent, management and causes of crime. They also research and evaluate how crimes are controlled and what consequences they have upon society. They are able to look at this research and discover patterns in crime.

The course begins by introducing criminological theories and explaining how the criminal justice system works in the UK, It then goes on to explore the nature, range and scope if crimes to do with drugs, violence and property in the UK. Students will also gain an insight into forensic psychology and crime prevention.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

This online distance learning course is an ideal starting point for anyone who wants to work in crime prevention or study criminology at a higher level. It is also suitable for those with a general interest in the topic and those who want to expand on their previous knowledge.

You do not need any prior qualifications before enrolling on one of our criminology courses online. All you need is an interest in criminology, a way to access our college materials and the motivation to engage in home study.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this home learning course, you will have a foundation of understanding in this subject area. You will be able to use this new-found knowledge to apply for further educational courses or apply for relevant jobs.

Most jobs in this area will require a degree of some description, however there are paths, such as becoming a police officer, which do not require university level study. If you do continue your studies, you could be working in one of these jobs:

  • Forensic psychologist
  • Criminal profiler
  • Prison officer

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

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Stonebridge House
Ocean View Road
EX23 8ST Cornwall

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