Taught course

Applied Criminology and Police Management

University of Cambridge · Faculty of Law

Entry requirements

Standard applicants for this course will normally have achieved a UK 2.1 honours degree or overseas equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master of Studies (MSt) in Applied Criminology and Police Management has the following aims:

  • offer an up-to-date and high-quality course, introducing senior police officers and suitably qualified others to some of the most important theory and research in applied criminology and policing management
  • develop the skills necessary to locate, interpret and analyse research and other relevant source materials
  • develop the conceptual understanding necessary to evaluate research methods and findings
  • facilitate course members in communicating the results of their ideas, research and its conclusions in written form, as well as orally
  • enhance the capacity of course members to apply current research in applied criminology and police management to aspects of their work.

Information for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score of 7.0 (a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and 7.0 in the other components).
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 100 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSt
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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