It will interest you if you want to develop your knowledge of understanding criminal behaviour and crime. You may be interested in a career in police, law, social work, probation service, legal services or community work.
Most of us will have a fascination for trying to understand the criminal mind. This will likely have been developed from watching popular crime shows or reading crime novels. You may even be watching popular shows that demonstrate the forensic analysis of solving a crime. If you watch any of these shows such as CSI, or Criminal Minds – then this may really be the right area of study for you!
Your lessons will mostly be face to face with a digital element of research
The course is challenging and quite a bit of study will be required out-with College time.
100% attendance whether online or face to face and engagement with all lessons is essential.
- You should have four National 4 full awards including English and another written subject such as history, psychology or modern studies.
- Please make sure to answer the Supporting Information Questions on the application form, with as much detail as possible. This will demonstrate your commitment to the course.
- You should have access to a device with a camera, mic and speakers for online lessons, and for typing up portfolios and assessments as well as storing notes. The college has a limited number of devices it can lend, please tick the appropriate box on your application if you have no appropriate device.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
closed book assessments
Successful completion of this programme with a satisfactory Tutor reference and attendance will allow you to apply for a place in one of our level 6 programmes such as Health and Social Care Theory (which includes social sciences and communities), or Access to Allied Health Professions (which includes social sciences/humanities) or our Working With Communities programme.
You might be looking for a career in uniformed services, but are more likely to go on and study at the next level.
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Interesting course which links well with social sciences, working with communities and humanities.