Description

This course is part of the MSc Criminal Justice Postgraduate Flexible Framework.

The Flexible Framework allows you to customise your postgraduate degree. The modules and subjects you choose will determine which award title you graduate with. To view the other module options, visit the MSc Criminal Justice page.

Our MSc Criminology degree course is the perfect way to take your interest in the field further – whether you’re already working and want to advance your career, or a graduate who wants to take their studies to Master’s level.

On this course, you’ll develop your understanding of the origins, principles and concepts of key theoretical approaches, explore the political and sociological influences on crime, and get to grips with the changing nature of criminology.

You’ll tailor your studies and choose between additional specialisms including counter fraud, security and cybercrime, so that your final award matches your interests and career ambitions.

You can choose to study this course full or part-time, either on campus or through distance learning.

When you graduate, you’ll have the skills and knowledge for a career in organisations including criminal justice agencies, local and central government, think tanks, the voluntary sector and non-governmental organisations.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time and part-time distance learning

Module Details:

Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits.

You need to study modules worth a total of 180 credits. For example, 4 module worth 30 credits and 1 module worth 60 credits.

We use the best and most current research and professional practice alongside feedback from our students to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies.

Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry.

Fees

(2019 start) UK, EU, International, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full time: £8,700 Part time: £4,350 per year (90 credits) (subject to annual increase) Part time distance learning: £3,500 per year (subject to annual increase) International students Full time: £13,900 Part time: £6,950 per year (60 credits) (subject to annual increase) Part time distance learning: £3,500 per year (subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong relevant criminal justice experience will be considered.

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