Level 3 Criminology

Advance Information

Advance Information (AI) has been produced for students and teachers of Applied Level 3 Criminology. This Advance Information provides the focus of the content of the questions in the January 2022 examination papers only. It may be used at any time from the 22 November 2021 to the day of the examination. It must not be taken into the examination. Click here for the Diploma AI and here for Certificate AI. You can also view our latest newsletter here.

2021/2022 Adaptations to Vocational and Other General Qualifications Published

We have published details of adaptations to the assessment of our vocational and other general (non-GCSE/GCE) qualifications for the 2021/22 academic year. View the adaptations here.

Teaching: Sep 2015
Awarding: May 2017
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Applied Certificate in Criminology Specification
Applied Diploma in Criminology Specification
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New to Criminology? Looking for further guidance on exams or controlled assessments? Click here to find supporting documents.

Primarily designed to support learners progressing to university, our Level 3 Criminology qualification has been designed to provide exciting and interesting experiences that focus learning for 16-19 year-old, and adult, learners through applied learning.

This qualification would support learners’ progression from any study at Level 2, particularly GCSEs in Sociology, Law, Psychology, Citizenship, and Humanities.

Please view our latest FAQ document (updated in June 2020) here.



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Criminology 9781911208433

Criminology Book One for the WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma


eBook also available


Criminology Book Two for the WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma


eBook also available





Criminology:Revision Guide 9781911208969


Access a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions.


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Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website.


If you need further information or support, please contact our Professional Learning Team via cpd@wjec.co.uk.

Level 3 Criminology - Controlled Assessment 


Level 3 Criminology - Briefing 








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