Course description

This course will explore the criminal offence of murder. You will look at the legal definition of murder and intention. You will also look at one defence to the charge of murder and will look at case law to help you develop your understanding of how defendants are sentenced.   

What can this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who have been out of education or work for a while and are looking to gain new knowledge and skills. You could progress on to further short courses and then progress to gaining a qualification. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 28 November 2022 - 29 November 2022

  • Monday 28 Nov 2022 to Tuesday 29 Nov 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.