The MA International Criminology allows students to study criminology at an advanced level, including in-depth investigations from a critical perspective. Our Master's in International Criminology is ideal if you're already working in criminal justice, crime prevention, youth offending, child protection, victim support, or forensics. The course is well-suited to anyone looking to extend their knowledge of criminology and broaden their understanding in an international context. This course explores alternative approaches to criminology and crime, with specific learning modules covering criminological research methods, international criminal law, and international human rights law. Graduates will be well-placed for employment opportunities across a wide variety of roles in the police, probation and prison services, and the Crown Prosecution Service. What you should know about this course
- The course is ideal for practitioners working in criminal justice, social care, crime prevention and community safety, youth offending, forensics, child protection and victim support.
- Students aim to complete the MA within 12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time).
- You can exit at intermediate stages with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma award.
- The MA course includes a dissertation, which allows you to research an area in depth.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by coursework and presentations. Some modules may also include exams. There are also practice assessments, which help you to monitor your own progress and make continual improvement.
How to apply
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.
You should have a good honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent qualification (both level and grade) from a recognised non-UK university in law or a related discipline. Prior knowledge of criminology is not essential.
English language requirements
If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score MUST be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.
Fees and funding
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