Taught course

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Wrexham Glyndwr University · School of Health, Social Care, Sport and Exercise Sciences

Entry requirements

The entry criteria includes a degree of at least a 2:2 classification although we will consider applicants with relevant experience. Applicants who live abroad are welcome to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Criminology and Criminal Justice is an exciting inter-disciplinary subject area that draws on sociology, psychology and law to examine how crime is defined, why people commit crimes, and how society responds. If you’re looking for a career in the rapidly expanding criminal/community justice field, the MA Criminology and Criminal Justice is ideal.

If you’re currently employed in the criminal justice system and looking to extend your knowledge this course also has a lot to offer you. You’ll be encouraged to critically examine a range of key themes and issues that dominate the criminal justice landscape.

Key Facts

  • The programme is studied completely online but student learning is also supported by four optional face to face workshops per year of full time or part time study. Studying online enables students to engage with the degree from anywhere in the world.
  • The programme is taught by experienced and research active criminal justice practitioners with over ten years’ worth of experience in delivering and supporting online learning.

Information for international students

A full programme of services and support is available

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
01978 293439