Working in Criminal Justice

Module code: CR3018

The criminal justice system consists of three main parts: law enforcement agencies, courts, and agencies for detaining and supervising offenders. In this module you’ll explore the working environment of various criminal justice agencies. You'll learn about the relationship between criminological theory and research, and criminal justice policy and practice.

Ultimately, this will provide you with the opportunity to evaluate your own performance and gain knowledge of your strengths and values, as well as areas in which you have the potential to improve.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 9 hours of practical classes or workshops
  • 0.5 hour tutorial
  • 120.5 hours of guided independent study


  • Portfolio, 2,000 words (100%)