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WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Criminology is a qualification with elements of psychology, law and sociology that complements studies in humanities. It has been designed to offer applied learning through the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in purposeful contexts linked to the criminal justice system. It is likely to be studied alongside GCE A Levels
The WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Criminology is assessed using a combination of internal and external assessments. Unit 2 and 4 are externally assessed as follows: a 90-minute examination with a total of 75 marks; three questions on each paper with both short and extended answer questions based on stimulus material and applied contexts. Unit 1 and 3 are internally assessed through summative controlled assessment in a model assignment. The three controlled stages are task setting, taking and marking.
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