Criminology Level 3

Enrol from £25

criminology level 3 course

Criminology is the study of crime how to prevent it, as well as exploring the criminals and their treatment. Criminology students will develop new theories for dealing with crime and its reasons. They also learn about the criminal justice system and its inner workings.

ABC Awards QLS course

Quality Licence Scheme Certificate included

Enrol and start immediately!

Enrol from £25

Clear
100% online

100% online

Study fully online

start immediately

Start immediately

12 month enrolment

Study in your own time

certification included

Help & support

Course Description

About this Criminology Level 3 Course

Our Criminology Level 3 course is designed to explain aspects of the criminal justice system such as the psychology of crime and punishment. The course is perfect for those looking to work in law enforcement or probation services to be able to gain an understanding of criminal behaviour and activity.

Study Time: 100 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online
Entry Requirements: None Specific

Upon completion of this course students receive a Quality Licence Scheme certificate and an OLC Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees.

Certification

To complete this Criminology Level 3 course you will need to submit, and pass, all of the tutor marked assignments. There are six assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

All assignments are coursework based and are in an essay/question and answer style to test your knowledge of the topics covered in each of the course sections.

Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Criminology Level 3 Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Unit 1: An Introduction to Criminological Study – In this unit we will introduce you briefly to the main concepts of the study, which will be looked at in greater depth later, and also give an understanding of how criminology works in practice.

Unit 2: Understanding Crime – This unit will provide an overview of these as well as give an introduction to the ways British society constructs its concept of crime and the tools used to do this.

Unit 3: Violent Crime – In this unit, you will learn about how violent crime is categorised and the overall concepts behind theories of violent crime. You will be made aware of the crimes committed by governments and political groups including terrorists.

Unit 4: Crime and Punishment – In this unit, you will learn about a range of approaches to punishment and understand the sociological factors affecting how punishment is seen.

Unit 5: Crime and Justice – This unit looks at the mechanisms of the criminal justice system and the processes to safeguard those involved. The unit also looks at the nature of justice, the different approaches taken and the ways in which it goes wrong including where discrimination takes place.

Unit 6: Managing Crime – This unit will give a brief history of the modern police force and how it came about. We will look at the main UK Acts which affect police practice and determine how the police have been governed in the past and present.

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Support

The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with in-depth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.

Assessments

To pass this course learners must pass 6 assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our courses- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

Quality Licence Scheme

Quality Licence Scheme

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Oakwood Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the level shown against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oakwood Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Enquire

Got some questions?

Fill out the form below to ask a question about this course and one of our course advisors will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our reviews

Our Reviews

criminology level 3 course
Criminology Level 3
Enrol from £25