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About

What is crime? How does criminal justice work in England and Wales? Find out more with From Crime to Punishment - an Introduction to Criminal Justice at FutureLearn.

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Overview

What happens when a crime is allegedly committed in England and Wales? Now’s your chance to find out. 

Key facts:

On  From Crime to Punishment - an Introduction to Criminal Justice at FutureLearn  you’ll follow a suspect through the journey of investigation, prosecution and adjudication. You’ll step inside the courtroom - discovering how criminal justice processes work - and learn about the criminal law and key institutions like the police and the courts.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Week 1: Definitions of crime; measuring the extent of crime
  • Week 2: Investigation and prosecution
  • Week 3: The trial process
  • Week 4: Sentencing

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is aimed at those with a good secondary education and an interest in law and/or criminal justice. The level is undergraduate level 1, so equivalent to the first year of a degree course. You do not need any prior knowledge of the field, but a keen interest in criminal justice is essential.

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  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • Access to this course’s tests as well as a print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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