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- Course type Online course
- Duration 6 Years, Part-time
- Qualification FdA Criminal Justice (Youth Justice)
The Foundation degree in Criminal Justice (Youth Justice) is tailored for those who have a particular interest in working with young people and are seeking to develop a career within the youth justice system.
Why do young people break the law? Is anti-social behaviour the result of a dysfunctional family environment or are there wider social causes? These and many more questions are the focus of our Foundation degree in Youth Justice.
Achievement of the foundation degree award will also be very attractive to other potential employers in the Criminal Justice System, such as Youth Offending Teams, the Prison Service, Police and voluntary sector organisations.
On successful completion of your degree course, you will receive a degree validated by the University of Essex and be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus.
Studying online offers you the freedom to study when and where it suits you – you can learn at home, during your lunch hour or anywhere else where you have internet access.
You can determine the speed of your studies. A unique feature of an online degree is that you can dictate how long it takes until you attain a degree. You can choose how many modules to take at one time and how quickly you move from one module to the next.
We have flexible entry requirements that look at both your academic and work-based experience. In order to start a degree you will need to have GCSE grade C or above, or its equivalent, in English and Mathematics. If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent is required.
In addition to the above you must have, as a minimum, one of the following:
- one full A Level
- an Advanced GNVQ, NVQ or other similar vocational qualification
- an Advanced Modern Apprenticeship that includes vocational qualifications similar to the above
If you do not meet the minimum academic standards, relevant work experience can also be taken into consideration.