Dunboyne College of Further EducationCriminology and Psychology QQI Level 5

Criminology and Psychology QQI Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: 1 year Full Time Course
Type:
Further Education and PLC
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

CRIMINOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY

Community and Health Services 5M4468

This one-year course aims to introduce students, who have an interest in criminal behaviour and criminal law, to the knowledge that will help them to fully explore and understand the way in which we think about and administer crimes in Ireland. On completion of this course, students will gain valuable knowledge and skills which will allow them to progress smoothly to third level options.

COURSE CONTENT

• Criminology • Psychology • Criminal Law • Legal Practice and Procedures • Human Growth and Development • Word Processing • Communications • Work Experience • Safety and Health at Work • Behavioural Studies

CERTIFICATION

• QQI Level 5 Award in Community Health Services (5M4468)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Applied Psychology, Psychological Studies, Psychology, and Criminology at Universities and IT’s including Maynooth, IADT, NCI and UCC. Students can also progress onto the Level 8 QQI award in DNA and Forensic Analysis at TU Dublin – Tallaght or Applied Social Care at TU Dublin – City Campus. Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at Level 7 and 8 in Universities and ITs or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Future areas of employment can include Research positions, working within the social care or legal systems, working in the field of Psychology. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: CRIMINOLOGY NUIM: MH101 ARTS-Criminology Studies (Level 8, 3 Years) UCC: CK113 Criminology (Level 8, 3 Years) TU Dublin – Tallaght: TU864 DNA and Forensic Analysis (Level 8, 3 Years) PSYCHOLOGY NUIM: MH101 ARTS-Psychological Studies (Level 8, 3 Years) IADT: DL825 Applied Psychology (Level 8, 4 Years) NCI: NC010 Psychology (Level 8, 3 Years) NUIM: MH106 Psychology (Level 8, 3 Years) TU Dublin – City Campus: TU996 Social Care (Level 8, 3 Years)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature Students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie


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