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Criminology and Law

The Open University UK

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24 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

If you’re fascinated by the legal system, understanding how and why crime occurs, and would like to develop skills and knowledge relevant to a range of related careers, this Criminology and Law diploma from The Open University UK is for you. 

Overview

During this Criminology and Law diploma from The Open University UK, you’ll explore issues such as antisocial behaviour, surveillance, security, social justice, social welfare and environmental degradation. In this diploma, you’ll also take a critical and analytical view of the role and functions of the legal system, and examine its relationship with criminal behaviour.

Key features of the course

  • Get to grips with the complex issues behind today’s crime, law and justice headlines
  • Understand, interpret and apply concepts about crime and law to the real world
  • Learn the tools of the trade for these two crucial subjects
  • Build a solid foundation for further study

This diploma opens up a diverse range of career paths, including:

  • advice work
  • community development
  • the crown prosecution service
  • housing
  • human resources
  • local government
  • mental health support and drug rehabilitation
  • the police, prison and probation services
  • refugee and victim support
  • crime and justice
  • social and youth work. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public law and criminal law 
  • Understanding criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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