Taught course

Criminal Justice

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong relevant criminal justice experience will be considered.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you're interested in the study of crime and its related fields – and you want to learn more about the challenges facing politicians, policy makers and practitioners – then our Postgraduate Flexible Framework is for you.

On this course, you'll get to choose the subject areas and units you study, and customise your own postgraduate degree with us. You'll be able to study full-time, part-time, or through distance-learning, and the units and subjects you choose will determine which award title you'll eventually graduate with.

As well as learning core concepts such as research methods and ethics, you'll be able to specialise in one or two subjects – including Cybercrime, Criminology, and Criminal Psychology.

What you'll experience

As well as the core elements of the course, you can choose to specialise in the following subjects:

You'll also complete a major project or dissertation of your choice, with the support of expert staff and researchers who are active in the field.

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you complete this course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the heritage, teaching, or other related industries.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £8,700 Part time: £4,350 per year (90 credits) (subject to annual increase) *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £13,900 Part time: £6,950 per year (60 credits) (subject to annual increase) *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Phone
023 9284 3933