Welcome to Humanities, Criminology & Law

The Humanities, Criminology & Law learning area is diverse in subject content and offers its students a variety of opportunities, including links with higher education institutions and regular trips to the Houses of Parliament, The Supreme Court, the United Nations in New York and the European battlefields.

Our department offers a welcoming, inspirational and aspirational learning environment to facilitate achievement and preparation for future life.
- Neil Richards, Teacher of Law
In 2017 History A Level achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Applied Law

Vocational Level 3

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Criminology

Vocational Level 3

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Criminology

Vocational Level 2

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Government & Politics

A Level

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History

A Level

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Law

A Level

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Law & Legal Work

Vocational Level 2

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Student success

Sasha Nichols

Sasha Nichols

Sasha enjoyed her time at the college and is looking forward to the future. 

She achieved ABB grades in Creative Writing, English Language and History.

Following her gap year, Sasha is going onto the University of Winchester to study American Studies and History.


Department news

Emily's Parliament Work Experience Diary: Days 2 & 3

Emily Dartmouth continues to update us on her work experience placement at the Houses of Parliament.

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Emily's Parliament Work Experience Diary: Day 1

First year student Emily Dartmouth is currently undertaking a one week work experience as Royston Smith MP's parliamentary assistant. This is her diary from her…

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Students Become Detectives as they Investigate Crime Scene at Solent University

On Monday 15 January, law and criminology students were given an insight into the life of a police detective as they investigated a crime scene at Southampton…

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Key personnel

Melanie Lockheart - Head of Faculty for Geography & Tourism, Humanities and Modern Languages

Melanie Lockheart

Teacher of Geography and Environmental Science

Mark Hughes - Head of Faculty for Uniformed Services Academy, Law and Criminology

Mark Hughes

Teacher of Public Services