Taught course

Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of West London · Ealing Law School

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a good undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification with appropriate content.

Applicants with extensive work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Covering exciting contemporary issues within the criminal process, such as homicide investigation, the threat of global organised crime and fraud investigation the course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in this competitive field.
You will study topics that will give you a specialised understanding of organised crime, the complex relationship between policing and public perception, the investigation of homicide in the UK and internationally, and you will develop a working knowledge of the techniques used in investigating fraud and money laundering. The Guardian University Guide 2012 ranked us as the top modern London-based law school, and our highly experienced and specialised teaching team will ensure your learning experience will be second to none.
During your MA studies, you can expect to benefit from small group lectures and workshops, class discussions with your peers and academics, as well as frequent formal and informal feedback on your ideas and your progress.
On completion of this course, you will have acquired the necessary knowledge and understanding to succeed in a wide range of careers in the criminal justice sector.

Information for international students

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit Your country - International to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP £7,200
International students
GBP £11,500

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

course information
0800 036 8888