Course Name: Criminology

Exam board and qualification: WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma

Text Book: WJEC Level 3 Applied Certificate & Diploma Criminology - Carol A Henderson

If available online link to it (CLA): Not currently available

Recommended Reading:


When the dogs don't bark - Angela Gallop

The Anatomy of Motive by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Papillon - Henri Charriere

The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold, US, 2007

Relevant Websites:


BBC - Look at local / national / International crimes


Ted talks:

Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime

Crystal Dieleman: Mental health and criminal justice

Distance learning sites: Not applicable

Youtube / videos:


Mindhunter (adult themes)

Conversations with a killer

Amanda Knox

History 101: Genetics

Silence of the Lambs

Inside the worlds toughest prisons - Norwegian Prison episode in particular


Case studies are key, you should research the following through reading, websites and videos. Keep a diary of what you find out, it will be really important for next year:

Jamie Bulger Case

Amanda Knox

Bernie Madoff

Shafilea Ahmed

Nick Leeson

Kristy Bamu

Sarah's Law

Claire's Law

Double Jeopardy

Bobby Turnbull

Phineas Gage

Fred and Rose West

Click Here for the Research Diary.docx template

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