Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of psychology, sociology, health & social care, humanities combined awards, English literature, politics, economics, philosophy, religious studies, human geography, history, business studies, criminology, journalism, media studies, anthropology, education studies, peace studies, european studies, international political economy, social work, law or youth & community studies, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.
Months of entry
Explore current issues in criminology and criminal justice and reflect upon the related themes of race, ethnicity and war.
You will investigate the different methods of criminological research before completing a dissertation on a topic of your choice and aligned to your personal interests or career ambitions.
You will study a range of interesting, innovative and challenging modules taught by academics who are actively engaged in publication and research. Your teaching team will include Professor Colin Webster, renowned for his work on ethnicity and crime.
As well as developing key critical and analytical skills, your degree will give you the skills and knowledge to work with the victims of crime, in the rehabilitation of offenders, in crime prevention and in the shaping of crime policy.
Research Excellence Framework 2014 - our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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