Foundation Degree in Criminal Justice
About this course
This full-time Foundation Degree in Criminal Justice is validated by the University of South Wales. The course is designed to widen access to the field by delivering a broad skills base, including the development of work-based skills, where learners will complete a work placement within a related field e.g. Probation Services, Youth Offending and Drug and Alcohol Abuse teams.
What you will study
This course is subject to validation
Modules will cover a broad range of issues and will include a number of disciplines which include law, sociology and psychology.
Teaching and assessment
Assessment is by assignment, presentations, case studies, examinations and research in a work-based setting. The course includes placement modules.
Course fee per year
Tuition Fees: £7,500.00
Applications to the course will be considered on an individual basis. Typical entry requirements are detailed below but if you don’t meet these criteria, then your work and life experience will be taken into consideration.
Combinations of the qualifications below are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be accepted on an individual basis:
Typical A-Level Offer - DD
Typical BTEC Offer - relevant BTEC level 3 profile of Merit/Pass or Pass/Pass/Pass Typical Welsh Bacc Offer - Grade C and DE at A Level
Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass Diploma with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits all Passes.
Additionally, GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent).
A successful interview may also be a requirement for entry onto the course.
- The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
- Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
- Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
- Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
- Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
- All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
- Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
- Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
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Career prospects & further study
On completion of the foundation degree, students can study a top up year, at the University of South Wales, to achieve a full honours degree.
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