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FdA Criminology and Criminal Justice

HOW AND WHEN TO ENROL

To ensure the safety of our staff and students and to manage the number of people on campus in a Covid-safe manner during this busy period, it is our intention to enrol as many students as possible online. You can find out if you’re eligible for online enrolment on our How to Enrol page.

If you are eligible to complete your enrolment online, you will receive a unique username and password via letter and email. This will allow you to sign in to access your online enrolment dashboard.

Online enrolment for this programme opens on the following dates:

10th AUGUST

Please note: Access to your personal online enrolment dashboard will only be available from the date stated above.

If you need support with online enrolment, please email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or give us a call on 01964 553000 during the support times shown on our How to Enrol page.

If you are not eligible for online enrolment or need extra support, please call 01964 553000 to book an appointment to enrol on campus.

INDUCTION

The enrolment process will be complete once you have attended Bishop Burton for your induction session, which will take place week commencing:

12th September – Please be advised by your lecturer

Please bring your own device if you have one.

At induction, students will receive their ID badge, a copy of their Learner Agreement and details about how to access their college email account, including their username and password (which they can change if they wish at a later date).

Enrolment and Freshers' Week

Monday 13th September 2021 - Friday 17th September 2021


Semester One

Monday 20th September 2021 - Friday 21st January 2022


Reading Week

Monday 25th October 2021 - Friday 29th October 2021


Christmas Break

Monday 20th December 2021 - Monday 10th January 2022


Semester Two

Monday 24th January 2022 - Friday 3rd June 2022


Easter Break

Monday 4th April 2022 - Monday 25th April 2022


This programme is designed to produce knowledgeable and vocationally capable graduates using both academic and practical settings. As a higher education student you will do essential work-based learning including work placements.

We will start to prepare you for your work placement (a minimum of 70 hours) in September and this must be completed before the end of the second academic year.

The programme incorporates a high quantity of transferable skills attractive to employers and covers some broad issues relating to society, criminology and psychology.

With an increasing number of opportunities for successful application in the criminal justice sector; opportunities are occurring as special constables, voluntary action officers, civilians within the police force, Crown Prosecution Services (CPS), the probation service, rehabilitation and support for ex-offenders, to name just a few.

Before you begin your course, you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment. Many of our courses need specialist health and safety clothing, but we’ve made it simple - some of your essentials and college branded clothing can be bought from our online shop.

For your course, you will need:

  • A tablet, smartphone or laptop to take notes in lectures and seminars
  • Stationery
  • USB stick and / or portable hard drive
  • It is suggested that all students apply for an advanced DBS (roughly £44) for course and work-related activities as you may be working with young people as part of your programme.