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Taught by those with academic and professional experience in the subject, this course will develop the student’s ability to understand the criminal justice system, at both theoretical and operational levels, from UK and international perspectives. The core module applies social science to explain why crime concentrates in specific places at particular times. Then by analysing social, economic and political influences (including youth, race, gender and media), it explores how different societies attempt to control crime and offenders. This leads the student into examining the constituent parts of the CJS process, exploring the challenges surrounding risk assessment, diversion, sentencing, policing and prisons.

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University of Central Lancashire

Ranked in the top four percent of universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings and awarded four stars overall, The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  is a center of excellence for international students.  Founded in Preston in 1828 as the Institution...


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