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This Criminology for Beginners course has been devised for people who have an interest in the subject and simply want to know more or as an introduction to further studies and possible accreditation. It is expressed in understandable and accessible terms and covers the basics of forensics, criminal types, crime scene processing, profiling autopsies and so on. It uses actual cases as examples and looks at the policing methods and punishments as part of the overall subject.
About the Criminology for Beginners course
The course concentrates primarily on murder cases, providing the student with information and understanding of, for example, how autopsies are conducted and how the information they supply gives suggestions as to cause of death and also the victim’s lifestyle; plus possible clues to the identity of the perpetrator.
Lesson One: What is Criminology?
The Case of Florence Maybrick.
The Case of Charles LeFarge
Lesson Two: Knives
The Case of Jack the Ripper (Part One)
Lesson Three: The Case of Jack the Ripper (Part Two)
Victims and Suspects
Lesson Four: Parricide and Matricide.
The Case of Lizzie Borden
The Case of Jo Ann Kiger
The Case of Francis Blandy
Lesson Five: The Post Mortem / Autopsy
Processing A Scene Of Crime
The Case of Lord Lucan
Lesson Six: Prostitution
Case of Jack the Stripper
The Serial Killer
Maslow – hierarchy of needs
The Case of Burke and Hare
The Case of Bela Kiss
The Case of Peter Sutcliffe
Lesson Seven: The Black Dahlia
The Case of Jean Spangler
The Case of Marian Parker
Lesson Eight: Execution
Methods of Execution.
The Case of Ruth Ellis
The Last Men To Be Executed In England
Hangmen of the United Kingdom
Law Enforcement Agencies
The Profumo Case
Award 1 is Criminology for Beginners Certificate
Criminology for Beginners
Award 2 is Level 2 Criminology for Beginners Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 2 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.