Crime and Society Pathway
Entry requirments

Entry requirements

At Career 6 we specialise in offering you programmes of study in health & medicine, engineering & technology and crime & society all of which have been put together with your future career in mind

A Levels are a two-year programme of study, available in a variety of subjects. You will need to select three or four or you can select two or three A Levels and study these alongside a BTEC qualification in your chosen career path:

To study a Four A Level programme, learners need to have achieved:
  • At least 8 A*-C grades (or their equivalent) at GCSE, which must include english and maths, including a minimum of a grade B in the subjects you wish to study further.
To study a Three A Level programme, learners need to have achieved:
  • At least 5 A*-C grades (or their equivalent) at GCSE including english and maths


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Psychology

Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behaviour and human experience. It looks at how our mind works and methods used by psychologists. If you o‡ften ask questions such as; why do we obey? Why do we conform? Is it your genes? Do you have 'faulty' thoughts? Can you change a person's behaviour? Do you want to understand why we do what we do? If you would like to be able to answer these types of questions with scientific answers, then psychology is for you.

What will I study?

You will study a whole host of exciting and interesting topics during your course, and look at a number of different approaches to psychology including cognitive, behavioural, physiological, social and areas such as relationships, memory, attachment, sleep, clinical psychology & mental health. You will also be given the opportunity for independent research in an area of psychology that interests you.

What can I do with my Psychology qualification?

Many psychology students will go on to study for a degree in crime & society. Psychology also links well to any career where you need to understand how people think.

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English

English

Did you enjoy English at GCSE level? Have you ever thought where English came from and where it is going? How did we learn to speak? If any of these questions interest you, you will enjoy this course. Anyone considering a future in the field of crime & society will find English A Level an excellent addition to their qualifications.

What will I study?

You will look at how to analyse language and further develop skills using new terminology. You will also look at the social factors which affect the way we speak and write, including the impact of technology, gender and power relationships. You will explore the study of english and develop your own views and perspectives.

What can I do with my English qualification?

Your English A Level prepares your for careers that require good communication skills and is particularly relevant to careers in criminology or law enforcement.

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Sociology

Sociology

If you are interested in finding out how society works and want to gain a deeper understanding of the world around you and look at social issues then you should consider sociology. Studying sociology will make you more aware of the society in which you exist in and enable you to gain a valuable insight into human social behaviour. Anyone interested in crime & society should consider this course.

What will I study?

You will study a wide range of interesting and exciting sociological topics over the two years and will have the opportunity to develop a broad set of essential academic skills, including the ability to analyse and formulate clear, logical arguments with scope for extensive evaluation from a range of theoretical perspectives.

What can I do with my Sociology qualification?

Sociology is a pathway to many careers and undergraduate programmes in teaching, journalism, criminology, nursing, social work, business, the legal profession and the armed forces; in fact any profession where you have to deal with people and consider their backgrounds.

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Criminology

Diploma in Criminology

Criminology offers students the opportunity gain a wealth of knowledge linked to criminal justice. This exciting course gives stimulating grounding in the study of Criminology. You will have the opportunity to acquire both practical and academic skills through applied learning, and study the criminal justice sector. This technical and professional qualification in criminology enables students to specialise in their individual areas of interest.

What will I study?

This interesting qualification investigates a number of areas including criminological theories, social policy, crime and punishment and crime and societies.

What can I do with my Criminology qualification?

By studying this qualification students will gain the knowledge to progress and consider employment within some aspects of the criminal justice sector e.g. Probation Service or to university study for a degree in the crime & society field.

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Law

Law

The law qualification is a fascinating qualification, which is steeped in tradition and offers students an interesting and dynamic future. If you're interested in how the law works, how it is made and the criminal justice system, then studying in law offers you the opportunity to develop your understanding of the legal profession.

What will I study?

This course will allow you develop a range of skills, techniques and personal skills to deepen your understanding of law. You will look at criminal law, european law, the courts and law making, all of which will give you a head start.

What can I do in my Law qualification?

The law qualification will give students access to a whole of host of industries including law, social work, police work, banking, finance and business in general. It is also highly regarded by higher education institutions for students wishing to progress to university.

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Projects

Projects

Students at Career 6 may have the opportunity to extend their skills outside of the A level syllabus by producing an extended project which is a great preparation for university of jobs in the future.

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Work Experience

Work Experience

Career 6 students will have access to excellent work experience opportunities through our established links with employers and all students will have the opportunity to take part in meaningful work experience relevant to their area of study during the course.

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Tutorial/Experience

Tutorial/Experience

Life at Career 6 isn't just about hard work and students will have the opportunity to take part in a whole host of enrichment activities designed to enhance learning. There could be visits, trips and visiting speakers as well as the opportunity to get fit or try something new. These activities will all help to support an outstanding university application or CV.

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Crime and Society Pathway
Crime and Society Pathway
 

At Career 6 we offer you pathways of study which have been put together with your future career in mind.

A Levels are a two-year programme of study, available in a variety of subjects. You will need to select three or four or you can select two or three A Levels and study these alongside a BTEC qualification in your chosen career path.

Use this page to calculate your average GCSE points score for A Level courses.

For A Level courses you will need ALL of the following:
  • At least 8 GCSEs including English and Maths
  • An average point score appropriate for your chosen pathway from all your GCSE subjects
Entry requirements: GCSE grade point average Overall 5.5



Your average GCSE point score is: