This course is designed for students who would like to work in public services and for those who have an interest in entering the world of criminology and related public service employment. It will help you to understand how society functions, how criminals are conditioned to behave and the role of public services in a changing society. It will also look at how public services can use this information to be more effective in the fight against crime. You will finish with relevant theoretical and practical knowledge that enables you to progress to a relevant final year top-up degree. The modules studied may include: • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System • The Mind of a Criminal • Victims, Victimology and Restorative Justice Organisational Performance and Change • Ethics in the Balance. Progression Opportunities Upon successful completion of this course you can top-up to a full Honours Degree. Please note that there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Many of our graduates have taken up employment in the public services sector including the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services, HM Forces, HM Prison Service and outdoor education and activity centres.
The modules studied may include: • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System • The Mind of a Criminal • Victims, Victimology and Restorative Justice Organisational Performance and Change • Ethics in the Balance.
The course is delivered using various methods, including lectures, seminars, presentations and practicals. Assessment will be through assignments or essays, portfolios, practical assessments and presentations.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Taunton Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International students are required to apply through UCAS; for further information please contact the HE Admission Team
students are also required to have 4 GCSEs grades 4-9 including Maths and English (or a recognised equivalent Level 2)
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Fees and funding
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