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If you are interested in Law, these courses may be perfect for you...
Crime is always in the public eye and has emerged as a social phenomenon inseparable from our day to day lives. Studying Criminology will allow you to understand the culture of crime and workings of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, prosecution services, prisons and rehabilitation services. Criminology is about crime and punishment. It is an exciting interdisciplinary subject that draws on law, psychology and sociology to examine how crime is defined, why people commit crimes, and how society responds. Have you ever wondered if people are born or made killers, considered how the media influences our perception of crime, or thought about the reasons why many crimes go unreported? Studying criminology will answer these questions and many more.
The legal system is a complex essential foundation of our society used in a variety of jobs, and not just the obvious ones such as the police or a solicitor. Study this course and take a fascinating journey into the many facets of the English Legal System, and Criminal Law and Justice through studying the interesting range of units in this course.
To provide an introduction to criminal law, offences, and related punishments.