Taught course

Criminology and Social Research

University of Surrey · Department of Sociology

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from those who have an undergraduate degree (typically a 2:1) in criminology, social, behavioural or human sciences, law or a related discipline, or a professional qualification or experience relevant to the MSc degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The combination of analytic criminological knowledge and applied research skills on this programme will equip you with a sophisticated understanding of the key challenges and perspectives in contemporary criminology.

The Masters in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Social Research is aimed at graduates and practitioners with an appropriate first degree who seek advanced knowledge about issues connected with crime, deviance, control, the criminal justice system and social research.

It will also suit graduates and practitioners considering a PhD in this area; and practitioners in the criminal justice system and related government and voluntary agencies who wish to develop their understanding of the wider issues connected to crime.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222