During this Criminology and Law diploma from The Open University, you’ll explore issues such as antisocial behaviour, surveillance, security, social justice, social welfare and environmental degradation. In this diploma, you’ll also take a critical and analytical view of the role and functions of the legal system, and examine its relationship with criminal behaviour.
Key features of the course
– Get to grips with the complex issues behind today’s crime, law and justice headlines
– Understand, interpret and apply concepts about crime and law to the real world
– Learn the tools of the trade for these two crucial subjects
– Build a solid foundation for further study
This diploma opens up a diverse range of career paths, including:
– advice work
– community development
– the crown prosecution service
– human resources
– local government
– mental health support and drug rehabilitation
– the police, prison and probation services
– refugee and victim support
– crime and justice
– social and youth work.
The Open University is unique. It is a public research institution that delivers 100% of its courses by online learning. It is the only university of its type in the UK
This course is at level 6 in the UK Qualifications Framework. Level 6 is higher level study often referred to as undergraduate level.
The Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) is a way to talk about the time and effort a course requires. One credit (or CATS point) equals 10 hours of learning effort.
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