Taught course

Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology

Swansea University · Department of Criminology

Entry requirements

Ideally you’ll hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a relevant area (such as law, criminology, politics, sociology or computer science – other disciplines may also be relevant). English language requirement IELTS 6.5 ( 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology will help you become a specialist - applying criminological knowledge to the workings of the Criminal Justice System.

The MA in Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology offers students:

· An in-depth understanding of criminological theories of crime and the operation of the criminal justice system

· Knowledge of international developments in criminological and criminal justice research

· An opportunity to study the impact of social, political and economic factors on crime and criminal justice policy

· Enhanced employability for a career in criminal justice, academia, or research

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Swansea University Postgraduate
+44(0)1792 295358