Level 3 Criminology

December 2023 update

If you teach Criminology in England, please read our statement here.

Have your say on our reformed Level 3 in Criminology

We are currently reforming our Level 3 qualification in Criminology for centres in Wales. Read more and have your say today >

Teaching: Sep 2015
Awarding: May 2017
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Don’t forget our Controlled Assessment guide is on the secure website.  

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 September 2021) 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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