Taught course

Crime, Safety and Justice

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a second class degree or higher in an arts, humanities or social sciences subject. Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with an undergraduate degree in Criminology, Law, Politics, Psychology or Sociology as well as from graduates in any arts, humanities or social science discipline. However, those with significant professional expertise and experience of working in policing, criminal justice or community safety may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc aims to produce postgraduates able to take on policy challenges in the field of crime, safety and justice.

Our problem-orientated learning approach emphasises how to apply subject-specific knowledge to the analysis of, and response to, instances of crime, safety and justice in the public, voluntary and commercial sectors.

Information for international students

Applicants for whom English is not their first language must obtain an IELTS score of 6.5, with no sub-score below 5.5 and a minimum score of 6.5 for written English.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Taught Masters Administrator
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