Please note: Due to an exceptionally high number of applications and the competition for places, this course is now closed to further applications for 2023 entry. Applications for 2024 entry will open in October 2023. Delivered by academics from the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies in one of the leading law schools in the UK, the Criminal Justice and Criminology MSc offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge in relation to the study of criminal justice processes and criminological theory as well as develop a critical awareness of social research methods and skills used to undertake real-world research on crime and criminal justice. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice process. A wide range of optional modules allows you to tailor your degree to your own particular interests. Throughout the course, we’ll encourage you to:
- Explore the complex and dynamic nature of the criminal justice process
- Investigate contemporary policy debates and theoretical perspectives on crime and its control
- Develop advanced knowledge of the research process and skills to undertake research on crime and criminal justice.
A mix of compulsory and optional modules allows you to build your knowledge of fundamental principles, theories and approaches in the fields of crime and justice, while also giving you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in topics that interest you.
You’ll be assessed using a variety of written and oral methods. You’ll also be expected to write a dissertation in the later stages of your programme.
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in law, criminal justice, criminology or a related discipline. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components.
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