Taught course

Criminal Justice and Criminology

University of Leeds · School of Law

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in law, criminal justice, criminology or a related discipline, or non-UK equivalent. If English is not your first language you will also require an English language qualification, for example IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Criminal Justice and Criminology offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in relation to the regulation of crime in the UK, Europe, and at global level.

The programme combines advanced study of criminal justice processes and criminological theory in order to develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice system.

The course enables you to pursue a career in public service, the private sector, the voluntary sector, or any other arena where success is built upon the ability to understand, analyse and respond to developments in criminal justice.

For information please contact the School of Law Admissions Team.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For more information about joining the University as an international student visit our website.

Fees and funding

The School of Law offers a number of Liberty Scholarships which are awarded based on the students' performance in their undergraduate degree. Find out more.

The University also has scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Find out more.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office