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Criminology

Introduction to Criminology

 

Course overview

Why do people commit crime? You focus on two main areas of criminology – criminological theory and criminal justice. You explore why people commit crime and examine the different groups involved in crime, followed by an overview of the criminal justice system in England and Wales.

You learn through a combination of live elements and pre-recorded material. Tutor support is available throughout the specified weekly times.

Summer university

Start date: Starts Tuesday 6 July, Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

- criminological theory
- criminal justice
- why people commit crime
- different groups involved in crime
- the criminal justice system in England and Wales.

How you are assessed

Your assessment is a 2,000 word written assignment, submitted at the end of the course.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Tuesday 6 July, Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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