Throughout this course you will study a range of different subject areas including Sociology, Psychology and Criminology.
The units are designed to help you to build on your knowledge and develop your skills in preparation for progressing to university.
This course is validated through Open College Network West Midlands.
Open College Network West Midlands
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This course is a full-time course, with 2 days a week attendance required in college over one academic year. There will be a requirement for you to complete additional study outside of the classroom.
The units you will study throughout this course are:
- Social Stratification
- Sociology of the Family
- Understanding Poverty
- The Origins of the Welfare State
- Introduction to Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- The Brain and Nervous System
- Forensic Psychology
- Understanding Crime and Deviance
- Measurements of Crime
- Critical Criminology
- The Criminology of Prisons
- Human Rights the Individual and the Law
- Access to Justice
- Academic Writing
- Research Topic
- Presentation Graphics
At the end of each unit, you will complete an assignment to assess your knowledge of the unit.
To successfully achieve your Diploma, you will need a total of 60 credits.
GCSE Math and English Grade 4 or Equivalent, or relevant industry experience subject to tutor discretion