Applied Criminology (Extended Certificate)

A Levels




Course Overview

Criminology is the study of crime, order and criminal justice. The course considers four mandatory units: Changing Awareness of Crime, Criminological Theories, Crime Scene to Courtroom and Crime and Punishment.

This qualification is equivalent in size to 1 A level and it has been designed as one third of a typical study programme, normally alongside A levels or other applied general qualifications at level 3.



Internal Assessment (50%) External Assessment (50%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements to include GCSE Grade 4 in English and 4 in Mathematics

Exam board: WJEC


WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology by Carole A Henderson
Criminology Book One by Rob Web and Annie Townend
Criminology Book Two by Rob Web and Annie Townend


Programme leader:

Robert Pyburn

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