Taught course

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant social science subject or substantial work experience and/or a professional qualification.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Are you seeking to enter the criminal justice or community justice sectors? Want to work with drug action teams or in the voluntary and charitable sector?

The MA Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northumbria University is a dynamic course that offers a flexible mode of study. You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the key themes, issues and political debates concerning crime, crime control and criminal and social justice in the UK and globally.

Learn from an exciting, vibrant and dynamic team of scholars who are high quality teachers and internationally renowned experts within their subject. All of the Criminology staff team have doctorates or extensive professional experience in the Criminology/criminal justice sector.

Equipped with excellent practical, communication, and transferable skills you will be well placed for a range of roles including drug action teams, law enforcement, research, community safety, local authority, voluntary and charitable sectors.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12-16 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
ar.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk