Applications from graduates of Criminology and Criminal Justice, of LLB (Single and Joint Honours) and related subjects such as Politics, and the Social Sciences. Normally a 2(ii) undergraduate degree is required. An upper second class (or equivalent) is desirable, but applications from candidates with a lower second class degree and professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience will also be considered. In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration.
Months of entry
This course builds on criminological and legal skills and knowledge so as to provide specialist training in criminological, criminal justice and legal research. Modules (all are compulsory): international case studies in criminology and criminal justice; key issues in crime and justice; legal research; forensic linguistics in court; international criminal law; dissertation on any topic within criminology. Part 1: Taught modules in applied research in criminology; comparative and international criminal justice; transnational crime; forensic linguistics in court; international criminal law; dissertation. Part 2: Students will write a 20,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice from within the broad remit of Criminology. Any topic can be suggested that is of interest for students and dissertation tutors.
Information for international students
International applicants are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum English language requirements will normally be: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each individual component score / Internet-Based TOEFL / IBT: 85.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Debbie Pritchard
- +44 (0)1248 383023