This course is available in Paper format and Online.
This Criminology course is designed for anyone interested in criminology and learning more about crime, its causes and prevention
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Criminology at QLS Level 3
Course code: SH212
Delivery method: Paper Based or Online
Course duration: 12 Months (Approx. 90 hours study time)
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 3
The objective of this self-study course is to provide a comprehensive guide to criminology and examine in detail a range of criminal activity together with detection and prevention methods in common use.
This is an ideal course for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of crime, its impact on society, and the ways in which justice is administered.
This course consists of 15 units of study:
1: Introduction to Criminology
Define what Criminology is and have an understanding of the theories used.
2: Criminal Statistics
Study the trends of modern day criminal statistics
3: The UK Justice System
Gain an understanding of the UK Justice system and have reference to key legal terms
4: Understanding Drugs
Describe a large range of drugs, what effects they have, their methods of use, their prevalence, production and marketing and common street names.
5: Understanding Violence
Describe different forms of violence and reasons for it.
6: Understanding Property Crime
Describe different forms of property crime and understand when and where they occur
7: Understanding Crime and the Community
Understanding the role of the community in crime prevention
8: Understanding Trans-national and Organised Crime
Describe various forms of organised and trans-national crime
9: Understanding High Tech Crime
Understand the use of computers and internet technology in support of criminal activities
10: Understanding Crime Prevention
Describe how to focus on the causes of crime and use problem solving tools in order to significantly reduce or eliminate the factors that can to lead crime
11: Understanding Youth Crime
Understand why youths turn to crime and why everyone has a role in supporting youth and preventing youth crime.
12: Understanding Anti-Social Behaviour
Describe different forms of anti-social behaviour, who it affects, its long terms effects and approaches to tackling it.
13: Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Describe what Forensic Psychology is, how it works; from basic theories and principles, through research, understanding and explaining results, to the actual application of psychological techniques.
14: Introduction to Criminal Profiling
Understand what is meant by Criminal profiling, and how the use of scientific methods, logical reasoning, sources of information on people, criminology, victimology, and experience or skill is employed to interpret the events that surround the commission of a crime
15: The Theories of Terrorism
Understanding what terrorism is and why it is a deliberate use of violence against civilians for political or religious ends.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Paper Based Version
The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.
Our online courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.
As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.
All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.
You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.
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