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Criminology Level 3 (from 2015)

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We are pleased to announce that our Level 3 Criminology qualification has been approved by Ofqual and Welsh Government. This qualification is available for teaching in England and Wales from September 2015 (first accreditation summer 2017).

The qualification carries UCAS points and appears on the UCAS Tariff Calculator. It has also been confirmed by DfE that the Level 3 Criminology qualification will be included on the 2018 performance tables.

We continue to work with teachers and subject specialists to develop valuable resources which will help you to create engaging lessons for your students.

-       WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Criminology (QAN 601/6249/1)

-       WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Criminology (QAN 601/6248/X)

The level 3 Criminology CPD events are now available to book via the CPD page of the WJEC website. Three CPD events will take place, one in London, Cardiff and Manchester.

Please be aware that changes have been made to the Level 3 Criminology (2015) specification. On page 17 of the specification, in the final paragraph, it now states that candidates must pass all units in order to achieve a grade for the qualification.

Key Documents

Additional documents for this qualification can be found in Level 3 Criminology related documents. 

Continuing Professional Development

We are holding a series of CPD courses to support teachers delivering the Level 3 Criminology. Book your place by clicking the course link below:

WJEC Level 3 Criminology - Autumn 2016

For further information, please contact:

Karen Morris-Goodman - Subject Officer

Telephone: 029 2026 5092

Email: karen.morris-goodman@wjec.co.uk

Andrew O'Regan - Subject Support Officer

Telephone: 029 2026 5097

Email: andrew.oregan@wjec.co.uk

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Level 3 Certificate in Criminology Examiners' Report Summer 2017

Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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