Course Overview

Criminology is the scientific study of crime, criminals, and the UK legal system, examining areas of behaviour, culture, and psychology to help prevent these crimes being committed. If you’re the inquisitive type, our Advanced Criminal Diploma can open doors across the public sector.

Criminologists play an important role in criminal justice, from assisting police in investigations, to providing advice on interviewing suspects, and acting as witnesses in court. This course will provide you with knowledge in questioning, debating, and theories of criminal behaviour. You’ll consider areas such as interviewing, analysis of statistics, profiling and the processes of rehabilitation. In short, of your dream is to be a criminologist, this is a perfect place to start your journey.

An ideal choice for someone wanting to move to further education, and offers opportunity for careers within policing, law enforcement, probation work, forensics, any other professions which values logical thinking and analytical skills. You can study in your own time, at your own pace, and you’ll receive formal certificate of achievement from NCFE.

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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This course is awarded by NCFE Customised Qualification.

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Study completely online using our award-winning learning platform, MyOxbridge.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

30mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 200 hours, which is around 30 minutes per day for 12 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

NCFE Customised Qualification

With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year. Our NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the needs of our learners. Completing Customised Qualifications does not lead to an OFQUAL regulated qualification, but they can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards future study.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.

Our course code
X405
Official Qualification Title
Criminology Advanced Diploma

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level four: the equivalent difficulty of a foundation degree, usually suitable for learners who have completed study at level 3.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English

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