Law and Criminology Level 3

An exciting new qualification that allows students to study Law alongside Criminology.

Course Level:
Level 3
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:

Overview

This course provides the opportunity to achieve the equivalent of 3 A Levels in a new and unique way. The qualification is recognised by universities and provides students with a firm grounding in Law whilst allowing them to investigate the causes of crime and the effectivity of punishment.

Applied Law and Criminology is a 2nd year Level 3 option for those Craven College students who have studied Level 3 Business, Public Services, Health & Social Care or Applied Science in Year 1. It is also open to school leavers who are 17+ and have completed a Foundation Diploma/AS Levels in their first year of 6th form.

This option is a perfect partner with Level 3 Business for those pursuing any business/law career, it adds value to those wanting to go into a Health & Social Care or social work related career as it gives an understanding of legalities. For Public services students, this qualification could give you a competitive edge on others when competing for careers in the forces. The benefits for Applied Science are clear with routes into forensics and criminology.

Modules

Law

  • Dispute Solving in Civil Law
  • Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System
  • Applying the Law

 

plus 1 option from the below (to be decided)

  • Aspects of Family Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Contract Law
  • Aspects of Tort

Criminology

  • Changing Awareness of Crime Mandatory
  • Criminological Theories

Entry Requirements

  • Students who have studied Level 3 Business, Public Services, Health & Social Care or Applied Science in Year 1
  • School leavers who are 17+ and have completed a Foundation Diploma / AS Levels in their first year of 6th form
  • ¬†AS Level Profile at D or above or Level 3 Year 1 Profile at Merit
  • GCSE English or Maths 9-4 (A*-C)

Progression

Career

Your choices may include:

  • Policing
  • Youth Justice
  • Criminal Justice
  • Social Work
  • HR

Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Law
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Public Services
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Forensics
  • Probation Studies
  • Childhood Studies