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Crime Case Studies (Unit Three)

A crucial part of unit three is applying case studies to the assessment criteria within your controlled assessment. Knowing the details of these case studies is very important and being able to make detailed and specific links is crucial to achieving top marks. These videos go through the key elements of each crime and outline how specific parts of the crime link to the assessment criteria for your controlled assessment.

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Revision Live Streams

I will be doing a number of last minute support Q/A and top tips livestreams. Here is the timetable of events:

8th June

6.00pm Philosophy https://youtu.be/5yyeihSJE9c

7.00pm Criminology Unit Four https://youtu.be/EDEeey9JEWs

13th June

6.00pm Ethics https://youtu.be/TZN2Wzxrhxo

20th June

6.00pm DCT https://youtu.be/UTyT1URYWfQ

Criminology Unit Four Past Questions and Gaps: Exam 2022

Since the advanced information for Criminology was finally announced, it has been a whirlwind trying to interpret the altered specification, preparing coverall revision powerpoints (check out here: Unit Two and Unit Four) and analysing past exam papers for insights and obvious gaps. Here you will find the past questions (2017-2020) that link to the topics asked on the advanced information for Unit Four, plus any gaps (areas on the specification that have never been asked) and potential questions. So here is what I have found:

Assessment Criteria: 1.1

Past Questions:​

  • Outline the process used by the government for making laws such as The Theft Act 1968. 3 marks (2017)
  • Identify four features of the parliamentary (governmental) law making process. 4 marks (2020)

Gaps and Possible Questions:​

  • Describe the governmental processes used for law making.

Assessment Criteria: 1.2

Past Questions:​

  • Describe the relationship of the prison service with other agencies in the criminal justice system. 7 marks (2017)
  • Outline the role of the prison service in England and Wales. 3 marks (2018)
  • Describe relationships between the police, CPS and the courts as a case proceeds through the criminal justice system. (Not CPS in 2022 exam) 6 marks (2018)
  • Analyse the relationship between the Probation Service and other agencies in the criminal justice system. 8 marks (2019)
  • Describe the relationships between the courts and agencies of formal punishment within the criminal justice system. 9 marks (2020)

Gaps and Possible Questions:​

  • Describe the relationship pf the police with other agencies in the criminal justice system.
  • Describe relationships between the police, courts and formal punishment as a case proceeds through the criminal justice system.
  • Describe the relationships between the police and agencies of formal punishment within the criminal justice system.
  • Outline the role of the police service in England and Wales.
  • Outline the role of the courts in England and Wales.
  • Outline the role of the probation service in England and Wales.

Assessment Criteria: 1.3

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