Certificate in Law with Criminology

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 8,572

Course Accredited By

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  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
  • up to 10% scholarship
The complementary subjects of law and criminology come together within this thought-provoking short online course, which allows you to develop your interpersonal skills while gaining key knowledge about criminal law.

Within the course, equivalent to the first level of undergraduate study, you will explore:

  • Civil and criminal aspects of the English Legal System
  • Criminal law, burden of proof and proposal for reform
  • The criminological, psychological, biological and sociological explanations of crime
  • There are also several optional law and criminology modules available, allowing you to tailor your study to your interests. You will have the opportunity to improve your understanding of the course matter through engaging discussion forums with your peers as well as live Q&As with tutors and regular feedback from academic staff.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • September 2022
  • We believe that education should be accessible for everyone. That’s why we offer an open entry route – meaning you don’t need any prior academic or work experience in order to start studying with us. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The CertHE Law with Criminology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits.

Level 4 modules:

  • Legal Skills and Context (30 credits)
  • Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Public Law (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Criminology (15 credits)

One optional module:

  • Crime and Society (15 credits)
  • Dealing with Offending Behaviour (15 credits)
  • Justice and Punishment (15 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

  • Upon completion of your CertHE Law with Criminology we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for a Bachelors degree (360 credits).

Full tuition fee: £6,167 (2020-21 and 2021-22)
Monthly tuition fee: £385 

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year.

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level.
  • This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship.

Scholarships

  • International scholarship (all courses)
  • International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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