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Level 3 Applied Diploma 

Criminology explores the scientific study of criminal behaviour, looking at how it can be managed, controlled, and prevented. 

The units studied are: 

  • Changing Awareness of Crime  

  • Criminological Theories 

  • Crime Science to Courtroom  

  • Crime and Punishment 

Throughout the course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of psychology. This Level 3 Applied Diploma is equivalent to one A Level. 


50% Controlled Assessment 

50% Exam  

Where Next 

Careers include criminologist, probation or social work, forensic science assistant, police or prison officer and community or youth work. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.