Criminal Law Course
The online Criminal Law Course will discuss the basic principles underlying criminal law and what to expect when working in this field. This course will provide a great insight into the field of criminal law, the history and developments in this field, and the main types of criminal law that one might work on.
Who is it for
This course is perfect for anyone looking to learn something new or progress in their careers.
The Criminal Law Course is split into the following modules:

  • Historical Development of Criminal Law

  • Criminal Acts

  • General Defences

  • Capacity

  • Fatal Offences against the person – Murder

  • Fatal Offences against the person – Manslaughter

  • Offences Against Property – Theft and property by deception

  • Offences Against Property – Robbery and Burglary

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Criminal Law Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Criminal Law Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Criminal Law Course.

Course Duration

The online Criminal Law Course requires 90 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Criminal Law Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.
There are no previous entry requirements to start this amazing course. You are able to enrol online and get started today.

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