Taught course

Criminal Justice (Distance Learning)

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

Entry requirements

An honours degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the proposed subject specialism. Please check the course details online for information about subject specialisms that can be supported.

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
Part time distance learning: £3,500 p/a * *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Part time distance learning: £3,500 p/a * *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Phone
023 9284 3933