Welcome to Criminology

Criminology is studied at A Level and is an applied course. This means that there is 50% coursework and 50% exam spread over the two years. 

Were you fascinated by the characters from movie series like True Detective, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, or Sherlock Holmes who played the detective or investigator role? Do you want to be just like them only in the real life? Then criminology is for you. Criminology is the study of crime, crime prevention and how the world reacts and controls crime. It is a branch of Sociology, Psychology and Law which can lead to many different careers within the Criminal Justice System and beyond.

Useful Links and Resources:

https://getrevising.co.uk/resources?level_id%5B0%5D=other&subject_id%5B0%5D=criminology -  A range of revision games to test your knowledge

www.quizlet.com - online key word tester. Just search Criminology and the topic that you want to test yourself on.   

www.bbc.co.uk/news  - keep up to date with what's going on in the world so that you can use contemporary examples in your long answer questions