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You’ll normally be expected to hold a relevant honours degree with at least a 2:1 from a recognised university or body.
If you have an undergraduate degree in Sociology, Law, Criminal Justice, Forensic Investigation, or a related discipline you will be eligible to apply for this course.
If students do not have the required qualification but have professional experience, we would encourage you to apply as we consider all applications on their individual merit. Similarly, if you are unsure whether your degree would be appropriate, please contact our enquiries team who will be able to assist you.
Months of entry
Do you want to work in criminal justice sector? Do you already work in the sector and want to advance your career? Do you want to further your education and follow your passion for criminology? Whatever the reason, our Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc is for you.
Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice has been designed for both graduates and practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of the debates surrounding crime and the criminal justice system. It offers an exciting opportunity to study both theoretical criminology and the more applied aspects of criminal justice.
We provide an engaging and flexible educational experience to a diverse range of students by utilising a wide range of learning and teaching methods and technologies. The course is highly participative; while teaching and learning sessions will provide periods of structured teaching, they will also provide a forum within which you will take responsibility for your own learning and share your knowledge and views with other students and staff.
Throughout the course, there is a focus on research and we will help you develop the capability to design, manage and disseminate a research project to a professional standard.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
You can study this course full-time over 1 year or part-time over 3 years.
Information for international students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time13 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Enquiries Team
- +44 (0)1782 294000