First or second class honours. Comparable professional qualifications and experience considered.
Months of entry
Course contentThis course provides students with an in-depth understanding of offending behaviour, particularly the key role played in lawbreaking by mental illness, personality disorder, and cognitive impairment. Special attention is paid to sexual offending and personality disorders like psychopathy. Key legal issues are also explored, including fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility.
Includes core and option modules in clinical criminology; criminology; legal psychology; penology; research methods; sexual violence; racism,crime and disorder; drugs and risk management. Assessment by written assignments, presentations and individually supervised dissertation research.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5, IELTS computer score of 250 or TOEFL 600 normally required.
Fees and fundingEmployers, Biritsh Council, Sponsorship
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||66|
|Dissertation||34 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Department of Criminology
- 0116 252 2458/3946
- 0116 252 5788