The Ascentis Introduction to Criminology and Psychology Certificate Level 2 will provide you with an effective experience in developing study skills about the concepts, theories and perspectives that characterise Criminology and Psychology. This course is designed to draw together methods and perspectives from a range of social sciences, including Sociology and Psychology.
After successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to higher level study in Criminology, Psychology, Social Sciences, Humanities and Care. For more information about this course please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Definitions and types of crime
Biological, psychological and sociological explanations of crime
Evaluation of crime data
Features of the criminal justice system including; policing, courts, prison and community sentencing
Criminality, gender, ethnicity, social class and age
The relationship between crime, criminal justice and the media
Definitions for a range of psychological concepts
The relationship between theory, research and practice
Application of psychological concepts
Three of the following four topics will be selected by the tutor: Developmental Psychology, Adult Cognitive Processes, Social Psychology and Individual Differences
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £120.00
If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
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