Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates with a UK Master’s in a science-based subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The department of security and crime sciences is orgainised into five centers of excellence: Geographical Analysis The Designing Out Crime Group The Crime Policy and Evaluation Group Terrorism and Organised Crime Forensic Science Staff and students work within and across these groups and across UCL and the wider research community, including active international collaborations.

The department of security and crime science is the first in the world devoted specifically to reducing crime through teaching, research, public policy analysis and by the dissemination of evidence-based information on crime reduction. Our mission is to change crime policy and practice. Collaborative working is an important aspect of this multi-disciplinary programme, and UCL SECReT gives students the opportunity to mix with peers from backgrounds including architecture, computer science, statistics, electronic engineering, chemistry, forensic sciences, psychology, philosophy, ethics and laws.

Department specialisms

The department of security and crime sciences is orgainised into five centers of excellence: Geographical Analysis The Designing Out Crime Group The Crime Policy and Evaluation Group Terrorism and Organised Crime Forensic Science Staff and students work within and across these groups and across UCL and the wider research community, including active international collaborations.

Information for international students

Please see: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT)
International students
£21,530 (FT)

There are a number of scholarships for the UCL SECReT four-year MRes + MPhil/ PhD in Security Science paying UK/EU fees, and/or an annual stipend of £15–£17000. See www.ucl.ac.uk/secret for details.

Funding opportunities available for students is provided by the UCL Graduate School.
See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
24 months

MPhil

full time
48 months

PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
SECReT Administrator
Email
scs@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 3108 3046