Taught course

Criminology MA DT568 FT & DT550 PT

Institution
Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Social Sciences and Law
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Students must normally hold a second class honours degree, lower division (2.2) or higher in the area of social science, law, sociology, psychology or cognate discipline. Please be sure to include transcripts of your final degree award at time of application. If this is not readily available please include transcripts of your academic career to date. Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements but who have significant relevant professional or vocational experience shall also be considered. In addition to an application form, this latter category of applicants should include two written references with their application form and also may be asked to present for interview. Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Criminology at the School of Social Sciences and Law, Dublin Institute of Technology is the first postgraduate taught programme of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. The programme aims to providestudents with a firm theoretical grounding in, and understanding of, contemporary criminological issues as well as thorough training in research skills.

The programme provides an excellent grounding for those seeking to pursue a cereer in research and/or policy making or for those seeking to pursue higher qualifications (such as MPhil or PhD degrees). The programme is also targeted at those working in, or aspiring to work in, the criminal justice field including lawyers, gardai, course officers, social workers, social care workers, psychologists, yourth workers and related professionals.

Information for international students

International Student Office, Dublin Institute of Technology, International Office, DIT, 41 Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1 Find out more at the International Office: http://dit.ie/international/ Telephone: +353 1 402 4253/ 7844 Email: pg.international@dit.ie.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Matt Bowden
Email
matt.bowden@dit.ie
Phone
01 402 4230