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Level 3 Certificate in Criminolgy

Level 3 Certificate in Criminology Course Information for International Students

Criminology Course UK at Chichester CollegeExplore the depths of criminal behaviour and justice with our Level 3 Criminology course at Chichester College.

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Course Overview:

  • Course Code: CSOC003D
  • Qualification:  WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Criminology
  • Course Duration: Year1: Certificate, Year 2: Diploma

Entry Requirements:

  • Academic: Completion of secondary education equivalent to UK GCSEs with good grades in relevant subjects.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS score of 5.5 (with no component below 5.0) or equivalent.


  • Written examinations
  • Coursework assignments
  • Case study analysis
  • Research projects

The Level 3 Certificate in Criminology at Chichester College offers an in-depth exploration of criminology, blending sociology, psychology, law, and forensic science. This course is ideal for students interested in understanding the complexities of criminal behaviour and the criminal justice system.

Course Structure:

The Level 3 Certificate in Criminology is a one-year program designed to provide foundational knowledge and skills:

Unit 1:

  • Changing Awareness of Crime
  • Understanding different types of crime
  • Influences on perceptions of crime
  • Impact of media representations on crime

Unit 2:

  • Criminological Theories
  • Study of why people commit crimes
  • Analysis of criminological theories
  • Evaluation of social and individual influences on criminal behaviour

Key Topics Covered:

  • Crime and society
  • Media influence on crime perception
  • Theories of criminal behaviour
  • Crime prevention strategies
  • Criminal justice system

Progression Opportunities:

Graduates of the Level 3 Certificate in Criminology can progress to various higher education courses and career paths, including:

  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Law
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Policing

Additional Support for International Students:

  • Orientation Program: To help students adapt to the college and local environment.
  • English Language Support: Additional classes to improve academic English.
  • Pastoral Care:  Dedicated support staff for personal and academic assistance.
  • Cultural Activities:  Events and trips to enhance cultural integration.


  • On-campus accommodation in halls of residence.
  • Homestay options with local families for cultural immersion.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships:

  • Tuition Fees: Please download our pricelist(subject to change)
  • Scholarships:  Limited scholarships are available for outstanding international students. Early application is encouraged.

Application Process:

Complete the online application form on the Chichester College website.

Submit the following documents:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Reference letters
  • Attend an interview (online interviews available for international students).
  • Receive an offer letter and confirm your acceptance.

We look forward to welcoming you to Chichester College and supporting your academic journey in Criminology.



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Created Date: 06-18-2024
Last Updated Date: 07-16-2024

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