Taught course

Criminology

Institution
The University of Manchester · Centre for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A minimum Upper-Second Class Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relvant discipline. A Lower Second class honours degree or below, or the overseas equivalent, may be sufficient for entry on to the Postgraduate Diploma, with possible upgrade to the MRes.

Criminology; Socio-Legal Studies

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides students with a critical knowledge of research methods and advanced theory in socio-legal studies. The programme consists of six compulsory core units, two further optional course units and a dissertation. The core units are: Researching Social Issues; Socio-Legal Research: Thoery and Methods; Evaluating Policy & Practice; Sociology of Law; Qualitative Research Methods; Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis: Options include Surveillance, Crime & Criminal Justice; Corporate Environmental Responsibility; Risk & Society; Law, Security & Justice. The programme is assessed by written coursework (67%) and dissertation of 15,000 words (33%).

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English need: IELTS 7.0 (minimum writing score 7), or TOEFL 625 paper-based (minimum score on "Test of Written English" 5.0) or 263 computer-based, or TOEFL 106 internet-based, or Cambridge Certificate Grade C. Pre-sessional English language courses at the University are recommended.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
27 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
pg-law@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 1270