Taught course

Crime and Justice

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a social science, or related discipline.

Applicants with established professional experience will be considered on an individual basis via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) mechanism (University regulations will apply).

The MSc Crime and Justice course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Crime and Justice focuses on contested notions of ‘Crime’ and ‘Justice’. The overall aim of the MSc is to facilitate the development of a deeper knowledge and understanding of central issues and debates in the criminal justice arena and related areas. This postgraduate course will allow students to examine in-depth criminological issues and to question and critically evaluate debates around notions of crime and justice both in philosophical and practice related ways, and from a variety of different perspectives.

The MSc Crime and Justice places emphasis on policy and practice in the contemporary UK, however, where possible students , will be encouraged to draw on wider theoretical resources drawn from an international stage. Students will be encouraged to focus on research areas they are particularly interested in. Tuition draws upon the expertise of research staff in the University’s well established Centre for Criminology.

For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please see the website.

Please note: this course is subject to validation

Information for international students

English Requirements: International applicants will need a good command of English – the minimum equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5, or IBT TOEFL 86, depending on the course you are studying.

Fees and funding

For full funding information, please visit the website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
4 months
part time
8 months

PGCert

full time
8 months
part time
16 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries & Admissions Unit
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78