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Course Title:

Introduction to Criminology

Course Description:

If you’re interested in the impact that crime has on individuals and why people are motivated to commit crime, then this course is for you.

You’ll learn how to define crime, what causes crime and understand the consequences of crime and punishment.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on a residential basis, over two days and one night.The course will include a blend of class room based activities and some individual work alone.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.

Student testimonial:

‘I`ve gained so much more knowledge about Criminology,….. I can now work better with my clients and understand now why they do what they do. Thank you.’

What could this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who want to follow a Social Science route where you can progress on to a Level 1 or Level 2 Award in Social Science as the Level 3 Access to Humanities and Social Science.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.


For more information please visit the Short Course page on our website

Tuition Fee: £50*

Choose which date you would like to apply for:

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000