Combat today’s crime by combining the study of Psychology, Sociology and Law.
Begin your journey by signing up for this course and uncover the definition of crime. Gain essential knowledge about the interconnected issues of crime, the consequences and impact of criminal behaviour and criminal justice. The skills you will develop on this course will prepare you for a successful career in a wide range of occupations.
Why should I enrol onto this course?
This action-packed programme consists of 15 easy-to-digest modules, which will fit very easily into your existing schedule.
A flexible self-paced course, which you can study from anywhere, at anytime, will mean that you can fuel your determination with continuous momentum.
KEY LEARNING POINTS
This course will, teach you how to define crime, give an insight to the causes and consequences of crime, as well as the different types of crime. You will also study the UK legislative environment and its’ impact on laws that are passed to mitigate the effects of crime.
- Learn what Criminology is and gain an understanding of the theories used.
- Look at the trends of modern day criminal statistics.
- Gain an understanding of the UK Justice system and have reference to key legal terms.
- Understand the range of drugs, what effects they have, their methods of use, their prevalence, production and marketing and common street names.
- Understand the different forms of violence and the reasons for it.
- Explore the different types of property crime.
- Understand the role of the community in crime prevention.
- Explore various forms of organised and trans-national crime.
- Understand the use of computers and internet technology in support of criminal activities.
- Discover how to focus on the causes of crime and use problem solving tools in order to significantly reduce or eliminate the factors that can to lead crime.
- Explore the nature, range and scope of youth crime.
- Explore the nature, range and scope of different forms of anti-social behaviour, who it effects, its long terms effects and approaches to tackling crime.
- Investigate what Forensic Psychology is.
- Look at basic theories and principles of forensic psychology.
- Learn how to apply psychological techniques.
- Understand what is meant by criminal profiling.
- Discover and how the use of scientific methods, logical reasoning, sources of information on people, criminology, victimology, and experience or skill is employed to interpret the events that surround the commission of a crime.
- Explore and evaluate the nature, range and scope of terrorism motivated crime.
ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE
- No pre-requisite although studying “Criminology for beginners” can be advantageous.
- Readily available for you to access online from anywhere.
- At the end of each unit there is a multiple choice question assessment, which is a great way to help you remember the main points of each lesson and confirmation that you have retained the essential knowledge.
- Course completion certificate included.
- Introduction to Criminology
- Criminal Statistics
- The UK Justice System
- Understanding Drugs
- Understanding Violence
- Understanding Property Crime
- Understanding Crime and the Community
- Understanding Trans-national and Organised Crime
- Understanding High Tech Crime
- Understanding Crime Prevention
- Understanding Youth Crime
- Understanding Anti-Social Behaviour
- Introduction to Forensic Psychology
- Introduction to Criminal Profiling
- Introduction to the Theory of Terrorism