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Criminology – Introduction – UXPKAF01

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Who commits crime and why? How is crime detected and punished?
Start Date Tue 10 Nov 2020
Weeks 5
Time 18:00 - 20:00
CampusAireville Campus
Fee £35 *


This course offers the opportunity to explore questions such as these providing an overview of the fundamentals of Criminology. The way we respond to crime in terms of prosecution and punishment is also looked at along with an overview of the Criminal Justice System. Relevant and topical examples are presented offering the learners the opportunity to engage in class analysis.


  • What is Crime & How is it Measured?
  • Types of Crime
  • Theories of Crime
  • Who Commits Crimes & Why?
  • What Makes a Serial Killer & Do They Possess Particular Characteristics?
  • How Crime is Detected


* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information