What level is the course?
- FHEQ L4, 5 & 6
(equivalent to study in the first, second and third years of an undergraduate degree)
How will you be assessed?
Computer Marked Assignments (CMAs)
A range of Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs), including:
- Case studies
- Briefing papers
- Reflective accounts
An Independent Research Project report
Who accredits the course?
How long will it take to complete?
- 168 weeks (just over three years part-time)
What are the entry requirements?
We are firmly committed to a policy of open learning and there are no specific academic entry requirements for this course, you just need to be motivated to succeed. However, to join this practice-based course you must be employed or volunteering within the prison service, criminal justice system or allied area for the equivalent of at least one day a week.
See Student Support for how we can help you during your course to realise your full potential.
What does it cost?
- The total cost of the full BA (Hons) for 2022 is £7200. The total cost of the BA (Ordinary) is £6000
This is made up of:
Certificate of Higher Education in in Criminal Justice: £2400
+ Level 5 Criminal Behaviours module: £1200
+ Level 5 Professional Practice Skills in Criminal Justice: £1200
+ Level 6 Contemporary Issues & Debates module: £1200
OR Level 6 Social Policy and Youth Justice module: £1200
+ Level 6 Independent Research Module: £1200 (BA (Hons) only)
Payment plans are available to help you spread out the cost – please see Fees and Funding for more information. If you are being sponsored on this course, please have your sponsor details ready when you register.
When can you start?
- Autumn 2022 – please contact us for dates
- Spring 2023