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Course summary

The MA Criminology offers an academic appreciation of the practices and theories relating to crime and the responses to it. Whether you are a recent graduate, or a professional working with young people, the MA will enable you to gain both a critical understanding of contemporary criminological theory as it relates to young people, and the tools to conduct research in this, high profile and often contentious, field. The MA aims to meet the intellectual needs of those seeking a career in the community safety / criminal justice sector or for those interested in further study at PhD level. It addresses contemporary issues within the study of crime, community safety and criminal justice.


Entry requirements

A 2:2 minimum classification or equivalent from undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. Students with relevant experience will be considered. A social science subject is advantageous but not necessary.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) is required in addition to GCSE English Language where English is not the students' first language.

TOEFL (Internet-Based Test): minimum overall score of 100, with 25 in Writing and 22 in all other sub categories Cambridge Proficiency: minimum grade of C Pearson English: minimum overall score of 66, with 66 in Writing and 59 in all other sub categories. The School will also refer applicants who meet the necessary entry requirements to the University's pre-sessional English language courses.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8496* Whole course
Northern Ireland £8496* Whole course
Scotland £8496* Whole course
Wales £8496* Whole course
Channel Islands £8496* Whole course
EU £12996* Whole course
International £12996* Whole course
Republic of Ireland £12996* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Criminology at University of Suffolk - UCAS