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Access to High­er Edu­ca­tion and Employ­ment: Crim­i­nal Jus­tice and Polic­ing (includ­ing Law) — Full-time

Course outline

This new Access course is designed for those aged 19 and over who have university ambitions but haven’t gained the qualifications during their study so far.

This Access to HE one year course will gain you entry onto a university course in a policing, criminal justice or related degree subject, or higher apprenticeship.

This vast and hugely rewarding sector could offer careers in criminal reform, crime detection, crime scene and forensic analysis, policing, youth and adult offender support, drug and substance abuse rehabilitation/recovery, social science, social and criminal justice policy and much more.

On this one year course you’ll cover topics including:

  • Theories of Crime
  • Criminology
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Human Rights
  • The Powers of the Police
  • Crime and Deviance

Importantly you’ll learn the skills you need to study at university level, including essay writing, debate and discussion and subject matter research.

On this course, you can expect to take part in practical debates on the current legal issues of the day, and study important historical and contemporary cases.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now to start in this academic year (2022/2023).

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Location Date
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Monday 10th October 2022

Course code: C039245 / Q039246

Qualification

CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19 or over to apply for this course.

As the majority of our Access students are returning to learning as adults, we consider a range of experience when accepting students onto an Access programme. All students will be assessed to see what level they are learning at, particularly the level of English and maths skills, as these will be key to success whilst on a programme at Nottingham College. Your experience and level of study will be assessed at interview and this will determine your offer of a place at College.

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C) including English and Maths (equivalents may be considered).

It is not possible to study both GCSE English and Maths on this course.

Teaching & assessment

You will compile a portfolio of evidence of your work.

Progression

You can go on to degree level study in law or a law related subject. Possible degrees include Criminology or Policing studies as well as degree apprenticeships with the Police force.

Additional information

You may be eligible for funding for this course. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more! If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

You may be eligible for funding for this course. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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