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crime and ciminology course

Introduction to Crime and Criminology - From £60

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  • Duration
    5 weeks

  • Start Date
    Monday 29th June 2020

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • Monday 29th June 2020, Part Time


We are excited to launch our popular crime and criminology course online.

The online course will be delivered by our expert tutor using a combination of live chat, resources, PowerPoint presentations and weekly tasks. If you are interested in learning about crime, then this intriguing course is for you.

Course structure

  • Week 1 - What is Crime? - What is crime and how do we define it? How is crime different from deviance? Who sets the boundaries of what is criminal and what isn't? Examine the different types of crime such as terrorism, green and state crime.
  • Week 2 - Who commits crime and why? - Who is likely to become a criminal based on age, gender, class and ethnicity? Examine different criminology theories about why people commit crime such as subcultural theory the new right.
  • Week 3 - Responses to Crime - What methods are used by the police and other law enforcement organisations to combat crime? We will examine the different surveillance techniques used such as CCTV and the use of anti-social behaviour orders, cautions and prison.
  • Week 4 - Criminal Psychology - What psychological explanations can be given for criminal behaviour particularly extreme criminal behaviour such as serial killing, terrorism, paedophilia or rape?
  • Week 5 - Global Crime -Why do some parts of the world have higher crime rates than others? How do economics, globalisation and inequality relate to these trends? We will look at certain global crimes, cyber-crime, terrorism and drug trafficking.
  • Week 6 - Crimes in Norfolk - We will look at famous case studies of crimes in Norfolk such as the Tony Martin case as well as the general crime trends across the county with the use of crime maps. We will also look at specific criminal trends across the county such as the issue around county lines.

Course details

Day: Mondays 6.00pm to 8.30pm

Duration: 6 weeks - 01/06/2020 to 06/07/2020

What you will need

You will need a computer with audio

Why Our College?

Specialist teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by in-house expert teaching staff and external specialists

Industry standard facilities

Courses are held at our Ipswich Road campus, ensuring you have access to our cutting edge college facilities

A wide range of courses

We offer a wide range of part time and evening courses

Entry Requirements



Please note that courses may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. Please be aware that if you are no longer able to attend your course you will be offered an alternative date where available, however no refunds are available unless this course is cancelled by City College Norwich.

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