Specialist Diploma in Criminology

By: ASAS School

October 14, 2014

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Program Introduction

Criminology is a study of criminal behavior. Student learn what are the causes of crimes and its impact on the victims, the society, the criminal themselves and of course their families. The study of criminology has lead to improvement of society criminal justice system, how we response to crime and how to treat both victims of crimes and criminals. It is also appropriate for student who wants to go into paralegal studies, counselling, social welfare services, investigation and security line.

Careers involved working in Security Industry, Law Firms, Rehabilitation & Correction Centers, Investigations, Community Services, Social Services, Counselors and Schools.

 

Eligibility

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • 2 ’O’ Level credits, (OR)
  • Nitec, Higher Nitec or equivalent, (OR)
  • WSQ Certificate (any framework), (OR)
  • Mature Students (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience)

Language Requirements

  • Language proficiency: GCE O Level English C6 and above, or minimum IELTS 5.5

 

Course Commencement Dates

Please click here for the list of dates.

 

Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • Minimum 12 months, Part-time
  • 2 evenings per week, 6.45pm – 9.15pm
  • Full-time study is not available

 

Assessment Methods

The following types of direct assessment methods are used as evaluation tools for each module:

Assignments (60%)

Mid-term Exam (20%)

Final Exam (20%)

Assignments may consist of Multiple choice, True/False, Short answer questions and written assignment such as essays, Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Research Papers.

 

Delivery Method

Classroom based.

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve a minimum 24 credits and earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Students will be conferred Specialist Diploma in Criminology upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.

 

Course Fees

Kindly refer to the Payment of Fees page

 

 

Teaching Staff & Student-Teacher ratio

For complete list and profile of our lecturers, please click here

Average Teacher-Student ratio is 1:45.

 

 

Testimonials

Gan Li Ting Class of 2011
(The most important thing I learnt in the program) is theoretical understanding of Criminology. Great live scenarios and examples illustrated by lectures. Awesome lecturers who give us the best understanding where we could learn and pick up easily. Lectures went all out just to ensure that we’re able to understand the topics well. Lecturers who are especially awesome: Mr. Patrick Tan, Ms Suki Tong, Ms Divyot Kaur, Mr Tad Wellman. (I choose ASAS because it is) the only school that provides the course Criminology.

 

Program Subjects

Students must complete 1 core and 7 electives.

ASAS does not offer all the subjects listed below each semester or each year. Certain subjects may be offered on an alternate-year basis or as determined by demand. Check with our consultants on the availability of the subjects: http://asasedu.com/contact-us/

Course Plan

  • Id
  • Subject Title
  • Credit Hours
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  • 1
  • Freshman Composition 1 (Core)
  • 3
  •  
  • 2
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • 3
  •  
  • 3
  • General Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 4
  • Crime & Delinquency
  • 3
  •  
  • 5
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 6
  • Victimology
  • 3
  •  
  • 7
  • Family Violence
  • 3
  •  
  • 8
  • Deviance & Social Control
  • 3
  •  
  • 9
  • Criminal Justice
  • 3
  •  
  • 10
  • Counseling
  • 3
  •  
  • 11
  • Motivation
  • 3
  •  
  • 12
  • Theories of Personality
  • 3
  •  
  • 13
  • Social Problems and Social Welfare
  • 3
  •  
  • 14
  • Marriage and Family
  • 3
  •  
  • 15
  • Forensic Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 16
  • Write Reports
  • 3
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