Course description

This is an initial course to introduce and explore the subject of Criminology, including why people commit crime and why society punishes those who commit crime. 

What can this course lead to?

This course will introduce you to the subject of Criminology and will support you to progress on to further short courses and gain qualifications, such as Exploring Crime and Criminal Justice and the Psychology of Criminal Behaviour. 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 26 September 2022 - 27 September 2022

  • Monday 26 Sep 2022 to Tuesday 27 Sep 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.