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Access to Higher Education: Law and Criminology - September 2024

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Part Time Day
36 weeks
Humanities and Social Sciences
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Stratford Campus
Access to Higher Education: Law and Criminology – September 2024
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Course content

On this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of law and criminology. You will study a range of relevant subjects, including constitutional law, criminal law, contract law, legal concepts, criminology, psychology and criminal investigation.

In addition to this, you will develop the skills that are required for success in higher education. You will also receive advice and guidance while completing your UCAS application to study at university.

You will be continually assessed throughout the year using a variety of assessment methods.


  • Academic writing skills
  • Calculations
  • Constitutional law
  • Criminal law
  • Examination skills
  • Introduction to criminology
  • Legal concepts
  • Legal environment – research extended essay
  • Legislation and statutory interpretation
  • Preparation for HE
  • Psychology and criminal investigation
  • References and reliability of sources
  • The English legal system
  • The law of contract
  • The law of tort

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Entry requirements

You must be at least 19 years old at the beginning of the course and hold a minimum of level 2 qualifications in both English and Mathematics.

However, if you have already achieved a level 2 qualification in one of these subjects, you will have the option to gain a level 2 qualification in GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths where applicable.

How much will this course cost?

The course fee is TBC.


Access to HE Diploma (Law and Criminology)