Taught course

Criminology

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant discipline. In some circumstances, professional qualifications are considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our exciting and innovative postgraduate criminology programme examines topics fundamental to an advanced understanding of the causes, consequences and responses to crime. There are a range of options reflecting our academics’ research.

Core modules:
Criminal Behaviour: Applied Perspectives; Criminal Justice: Policy and Practice; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Qualitative Methods 1; Quantitative Methods 1

Optional modules:
Life Behind Bars: Prisons and Punishment; Contemporary Policing; Cyber Crime; Insecurity and the Dark Web; Violence and Sex in Law, Literature and Culture; Psychology in a Forensic Context; Census and Neighbourhood Analysis; Introduction to Security Studies; Contemporary Theories of Justice; Survey Design; Qualitative Methods/ Quantitative Methods 2 – these methods courses can also be taken as options; Social Science Data: Sources and Measurement Plus dissertation

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
44(0)23 8059 5395