Course: Applied Psychology, Law and Criminology Level 3

Study Level


Level 3

Course Code


Applied Psychology, Law and Criminology Level 3

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Duration


Two years

FT / PT


Full-time

This course has been designed to offer interesting and exciting experiences that focus on developing your knowledge and understanding of the nature of criminology, psychology and law. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides and excellent route for students who wish to pursue a career in the legal profession or criminal justice system.

You will focus on criminological theories, forensic psychology, unlawful homicides and police powers, approaches in psychology, crime and punishment, understanding law making and much more. You will explore the impact that criminal behaviour has on society and will gain an understanding of the institutions that govern the UK.

Part of the course will also introduce you to the study of minds and behaviour and provide an understanding of how human behaviour is fundamental to many jobs in society. Throughout the course, you will also develop skills that are highly valued by employers and universities, which will help you stand out when completing applications and interviews.

Reasons to study with us…

  • This course will help you develop many transferable skills, including critical thinking, persuasive communication, research and analysis.
  • This course is equivalent to three A Levels
  • We offer the chance to enter the national law and criminological competitions when they arise

Requirements

You must meet the overall entry criteria for vocational Level 3 study.

Progression

After completing this course, you can progress to university to study degrees such as criminal justice, psychology, forensics, philosophy, counselling, law, sociology, policing and many more.

Career opportunities include forensic psychologist, barrister, probation officer, solicitor, police officer, paralegal, crime scene officer, mediator and rehabilitation counsellor.