Research course

Department of Criminology

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Criminology
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

First or second class honours. Comparable professional experience considered. Competant and detailed research proposal.

Months of entry

January, March, September, December

Course content

An undergraduate and postgraduate department with excellent facilities, 15 lecturers, strong international links, visiting fellows and a large research income. In addition to the faculty research training course, students take a course on research methods in criminal justice.

Department specialisms

Criminology; Policing; Penology; Crime Prevention; Riots; Race and Ethnic Relations; Urban Issues; Plea Bargaining and Court Discretion; Security Management; Risk; Crisis and Disaster Management; Aviation Safety; Democratization

Information for international students

Part-time study available in certain circumstances. International students based overseas required to attend for 4 weeks each year.

Fees and funding

ESRC, Nuffield, Home Office, local authorities, businesses, EC.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Jo Oughton
Email
criminology@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 252 5792
Fax
0116 252 5788