Taught course

Youth Justice

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

The advanced study offered in this programme develops critical understanding and analysis of issues relating to youth crime and justice. Analytical and research skills will also be developed through a range of modules and students will harness skills in communicating complex information in an accessible form.

PG Certificate students must undertake all core modules and obtain 60 credits at M level. PG Diploma students must obtain 120 credits at M level. To be awarded a Masters degree, students must obtain a further 60 credits via the completion of a dissertation.

Core modules
Childhood and Youth: Research and Practice
Children's Rights and Youth Justice
Introduction to Social Research: Theory, Practice, Methods
Perspectives on Childhood and Youth
Youth Justice: Theory and Practice
Youth Studies: Key Issues and Perspectives
Plus dissertation (MSc only)

Optional modules include:
Childhood Adversity
Childhood Interventions
Children's Rights
Conflict and Change in Northern Ireland
Perspectives in Child and Adolescent Development
Qualitative Research in Childhood and Youth
Quantitative Research in Childhood and Youth

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/SchoolsDepartments

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
27 months

PGCert

full time
8 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Nicola Carr or Dr Siobhán McAlister
Email
pgsoc@qub.ac.uk