Students will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and a critical understanding of both our legal system and crime. This course would suit students who wish to pursue a career within the field of law, or students who wish to gain a greater understanding of society.
Students will study our changing awareness of crime, criminological theories, from crime scene to courtroom, as well as crime and punishment The course is 50% coursework and 50% external exam.
Overall requirement for Post 16:
5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.
Subject specific requirements: GCSE grade C in history or RE, or grade 5 in English (lang or lit)
You will be able to pursue careers in law, civil services and journalism. At university this qualification is well suited for law, sociology, psychology and criminology.