Taught course

Criminology

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Social and Political Sciences
Qualifications
MResPGDip

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant social science or humanities subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme introduces the theoretical and conceptual resources relevant to the study of crime, criminal justice and crime policy. It provides advanced training in social research methods.

  • This programme will prepare you for a career as a researcher or for undertaking a PhD in criminological or criminal justice research. It is recognised for an Economic and Social Research Council 1+3 award through the Scottish Doctoral Training Centre.
  • You will be benefit from the combined strengths of staff from the Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research who are based at the University.
  • The breadth and diversity of expertise represented within the teaching team is a key strength of the programme.
  • There will be a number of guest lectures, presentations and seminars throughout, with high-calibre speakers from the UK and abroad.
  • You will have the opportunity to link up with a criminal justice organisation for your dissertation work.
  • This degree is taught alongside two MSc degrees: Criminology & Criminal Justice and Transnational Crime, Justice & Security. They have a stronger subject focus and less emphasis on research training.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £7,650
International students
Full time: EU £7,650 Non EU £16,650

Please see the range of scholarships on offer.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Criminology
Email
socpol-pgt-admin@glasgow.ac.uk