3 Reasons to become a criminologist

Would you love to become a criminologist? Do find studying criminal behaviour interesting? Then a career as a criminologist would be perfect for you. Here’s 3 reasons why:

Interesting tasks

No two days will be the same when you work as a criminologist. One day you could be creating profile types for typical criminals and the next visiting crime scenes and working directly with criminals. A criminologist is always gathering data on the characteristics of criminals, to clearly spot them and understand their motives.

Widen knowledge base

You’ll be able to gain a fascinating insight into the different reasons why criminals commit crimes. With new cases, come new knowledge so there will never be a dull moment. You’ll expand your knowledge in psychological and social concerns and study criminal behaviour from past and present studies.

Wide range of opportunities

A career in criminology can open a range of career opportunities including becoming a police officer, prison officer, social worker or community development worker. So, if you would love to work within the criminal justice system then kick-start your career today with our Level 3 course!
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3 Reasons to become a criminologist