National Progression Awards


In the Humanities Faculty, S5/6 pupils are offered a Level 5 NPA - Criminology. 




Criminology is the scientific study of crime, including its causes, responses by the criminal justice system, and methods of prevention. In both the mandatory and optional units, leaners will study the nature and extent of crime, crime in the community, forensic science and crime control strategies. The Criminology NPA course consists of three units.

1. Social Issues in the United Kingdom (Crime and the Law)

2. Crime in the Community

3. Crime Scenes