Taught by former police officers, police staff, and internationally renowned academics, this course will give you a solid grounding in criminology and an understanding of contemporary community policing practice.
Year 1 topics include: introduction to criminological theory; introduction to the criminal justice system; introduction to policing; researching crime and deviance. Year 2 topics include: crime in context; measuring and interpreting crime; perspectives on policing; policing in practice; youth, crime and violence; extension of knowledge module. Year 3 topics include: crime control and penology; criminology and community policing project; justice, punishment and social control; serious and serial offenders; the criminology of pleasure; terrorism and counter'terrorism.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
- International Baccalaureate 28
- Tariff 112
- SQA Higher
- GCE A-level
- BTEC National Diploma
- SQA Advanced Higher
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- Course specific