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Social Studies

Introduction to Criminology - Y028

12 Quays Part Time Entry Level

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This course is for anyone who is interested in Criminology. It will give you some of the base concepts in the area and is a starting point of exactly what Criminology is, what it tells us about Society and how it is used day to day.

Course Details

The aim of this course is to offer a starting point for you to acquire skills and build your confidence to progress on to further learning, employment or volunteering. The course will cover the following topics: Sociological explanations of Crime, Reliability of Evidence, Criminological Statistics, Social Control and Causes of Crime.
On completion you will receive a Wirral Met College certificate to acknowledge your attendance and learning, and understanding of the subject at this level.

Entry Guidelines

You do not need formal qualifications.

You must be able to interpret written tasks, be willing to work independently, write answers in a legible and understandable form and organise written information clearly and coherently.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office use only. Non Standard 31b.

Assessment Method

You will be assessed by completing a work booklet that consists of a variety of tasks related to the subject, such as, short answer questions, completing tables, finding information, identifying evidence and writing about the subject.

Where can I progress to?

There are a number of programmes you can move onto from this course, for example the Introduction to Sociology or Introduction to Psychology.
Depending on previous qualifications, you may want to consider a progression course such as Pre Access for Progression.

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Starting 19th January 2021 - Ending - 9th March 2021REF Y028M002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 12:30 — 15:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 13th April 2021 - Ending - 8th June 2021REF Y028M003

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 13:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 12th January 2022 - Ending - 9th March 2022REF Y028N002

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 13th April 2022 - Ending - 8th June 2022REF Y028N003

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


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