Taught course

Criminology

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Law
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, is required in your first degree. A social science subject is advantageous but not necessary.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA in Criminology allows students to develop specialist knowledge of the current themes and historical debates surrounding crime causation, crime control and regulation of behaviour.

The course equips students with the intellectual, critical and analytical skills needed for understanding and applying criminological theories and concepts in practice. The course also provides an in-depth understanding of the interactions between politics, criminology and criminal justice, and the impact of public policy in these areas.

This innovative course is taught by experts from sociological, legal and psychological backgrounds with real-world experience, benefitting students from research-led teaching, as well as strong links to wider criminal justice professions and industry.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
18 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Law
Email
pg-law@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 1270