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Farlingaye High School



WJec Applied Diploma in Criminology


Qualification Type:

Level 3 Criminology (


Entry criteria (GCSE grades):

4 in English


Subject description:

We offer a vocational course in Applied Diploma in Criminology. This is equivalent to an A level in UCAS points. The course is taught across 6X 100 lessons a fortnight.


We follow the WJEC specification in Criminology:

Year 1 Certificate units Year 2 Diploma
Unit 1 changing awareness of crime assessed by internal controlled assessment (50%) Unit 3 Crime scene to courtroom assessed by internal controlled assessment (50%)
Unit 2 Criminological theories assessed by external exam (50%) Unit 4 crime & punishment assessed by external exam (50%)

Teacher responsible:  Mrs D Clarke