Staffordshire University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Postgraduate research in Crime, Justice and Security (Research)

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Course summary

Uncover the compelling world of research in Crime, Justice and Security for yourself by connecting with the academic community at Staffordshire University. With access to our cutting edge technology and expert supervision from leading researchers, you will be able to develop sustainable solutions to a range of challenges in the areas of forensic science, criminology, prisons and offender management, policing, law, international studies, archaeology, history and terrorism. Ready-to-go research projects In addition to offering supervision for a project that you propose, we also have a list of ready to go PhD projects designed by our experts, which means that the research proposal is already written.

  • Detecting body fluids using Light Emitting Diode technology
  • Identity, kin associations, and funerary practices: A chronological investigation of the Elsham and Cleatham early medieval cemeteries (applicant should be familiar with ArcGIS)

Assessment method

Students will go through an early stage review and late stage review prior to the formal submission and defence of their thesis at a formal viva.

How to apply

International applicants

The University welcomes applications from International applicants for full-time on campus or distance learning PhD study.

Entry requirements

Upper second class, or better, undergraduate award, or equivalent, in connected subject area. Most students will also hold a related Masters degree or have other research experience. You will also need to demonstrate that you meet the University’s English Language requirements for study at PhD level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Course fees for each course can be found on the relevant course page on our website: Further details about postgraduate fees and funding can be found here:
Postgraduate research in Crime, Justice and Security at Staffordshire University - UCAS