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Criminology – Exploring – UXPKAF05

Why do people kill? What is Psychological Criminology? Does prison work? This course offers the opportunity to explore these questions and others within the fascinating discipline of Criminology.
Start Date Tue 8 Mar 2022
Weeks 5
Time 18:00 - 20:00
CampusAireville Campus
Fee £35 * Exam Fee: £0


During this short course you will understand the sociological, environmental and psychological causes of criminal behaviour, appreciate the techniques law enforcement officers use to investigate crimes, consider the methods that have been developed to solve and punish crime and measure crime and identify the important points of criminal theory.

Relevant and topical examples are presented offering the learners the opportunity to engage in class analysis.

  • Types of Criminals
  • Psychological Criminology
  • Why People Kill
  • Types of Crime
  • Changing Nature of Crime & How We Respond to It
  • Crime & The Media
  • How we Deal with Criminals & How Effective the Prison System Is
  • Miscarriages of Justice


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

Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.
Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £17,374.50? Call 01756 693 309 for further information.
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