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Criminology and Forensic Science (subject to approval)

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Coatbridge Campus

Content

This fascinating course explores the social and personal aspects of crime and criminals. A range of subjects will provide a variety of explanations for crime and deviance within modern society. You will also have the opportunity to develop core skills and meta skills within high quality settings.

The programme will focus on SCQF Levels 5 and 6 and includes additional units in other social sciences disciplines (such as Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy) and core skills. Criminology will cover Forensic Psychology, Crime Scenes, Crime in the Community and the Nature and Extent of Crime. Forensic Science and Dental Charting will be taught within high tech settings during both semesters. An exciting interdisciplinary project will bring all subjects together in a mock criminal analysis scenario.

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 5

Progression Routes

HNC Social Sciences

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Law, Criminology and Police Studies

SCQF Level

6

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Physics

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