Enroll in a free online criminal justice course

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Fancy stepping your love of true crime up a notch? Futurelearn.com launches a 7-week course (3 hours a week) on Crime, Justice and Society today – and it’s free for all.

Discover the inner workings of the criminal justice system with a team of specialists from the Centre for Criminological Research with this free online course. Academic theories are joined by practical perspectives from those with first-hand experience of how the criminal justice system operates, from probation officers and criminal lawyers to former prisoners themselves.

A basic knowledge of criminal justice will be helpful for new students but is not essential. The course will be useful for those considering an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the fields of criminology or criminal justice, and also for true crime writers who are looking to nail the fine details of their articles.

Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in the courts, improve the accuracy of your crime writing or would like a better insight into the criminal justice for any reason, you’ve nothing to lose by giving this a go.