WJEC Certificate in Criminology Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Accountancy, Business & Law

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Duration

Duration
32 weeks

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include Maths/Numeracy, English/Welsh 1st Language,

or

Appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade with GCSEs to include Maths/Numeracy, English/Welsh 1st Language at grade C or above.

In a nutshell

An understanding of criminology is relevant to many job roles within the criminal justice sector, social and probation work and sociology and psychology. WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate in Criminology is a qualification with elements of psychology, law and sociology which will give you an ideal base for this exciting career or study path.

This course is for you if...

…following a career in law

...you want to or are working in employment within the National Probation Service, the Courts and Tribunals Service or the National Offender Management Service

…as preparation to study criminology, law, sociology or psychology at Unversity, alongside other courses

What is expected of me?

To enter you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include Maths/Maths Numeracy, English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade with GCSEs to include Maths/Maths Numeracy, English/Welsh First Language at grade C or above.

Once on the course, full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed through a mixture of examination and coursework and there’s an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Successful completion of the WJEC Certificate in Criminology will allow learners to progress their studies or go into employment. Progression routes include:

  • Higher Education in law and humanities related subjects such as law, sociology, criminology or psychology.
  • Employment opportunities within law firms, National Probation Service, the Courts and Tribunals Service or the National Offender Management Service and many others!

Additional information

There may be a small cost to cover transport for educational visits to courts to allow you to see the criminal law in practice!

Where can I study WJEC Certificate in Criminology Level 3?

EPCE3261AA
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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