Introduction to Criminal Law Level 3

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This is a perfect course for anyone who would like to explore careers in criminology or the law, as well as those who simply want to expand their understanding of the nation’s criminal justice system. The entire course can be taken at home, and fits around your work schedule.

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About This Course

Our Introduction to Criminal Law Level 3 course enables you to study for a career in criminal law at home and at your own pace.

A sound knowledge of criminal law can open doors into professions including the police, the crown prosecution service, government social policy and social work.

This course can be started at any time and will expand your knowledge of how the criminal justice system works and give you the opportunity to equip yourself with skills that will lead to greater career opportunities.

You have an entire year to complete this course (which takes around 80 hours) and you simply submit your completed assignments to your tutor by post or email.
Your tutor will support you fully during the course and we have a student support team to answer any questions that you may have.

Units

Unit 1 – The History of Criminal Law

Unit 2 – Criminal Acts

Unit 3 – General Defences

Unit 4 – Murder, Manslaughter, and Offences Against the Person

Unit 5 – Theft of Property by Deception

Unit 6 – Robbery and Burglary

Assessment

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or skills in psychology is needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.

Support

From the guidance of our personal tutors whose industry experience within psychology can help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies.

Students are provided with tutor support, inclusive of marking for a period of 12 months from the start of their course.

You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you to decipher your course materials and answer your questions.

Only one click away, you can trust that help will be there when you need it…

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!


All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!


There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.


No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.


Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).


This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

Introduction to Criminal Law Level 3

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