Diploma in Criminology
Have you ever wondered if prison can really change criminal behaviour? Or why some individuals commit crime? This course will give you an understanding of crime and the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales. We will study a variety of topics including theories of criminality, the making of criminal laws, policing strategies, the prosecution process, sentencing policy and how mass media influences our perception of crime.
Criminology is a wide subject-area, covering aspects of Psychology, Sociology and Law. You will develop skills valued by both universities and employers, including critical analysis, independent thinking and writing and research. This experience will prepare you for further study at degree level and a range of interesting and challenging careers.