Criminology and Criminal Justice
This course provides a grounding in criminological and criminal justice theory whilst allowing students to conduct specialist research on their chosen subject within the field. The applied nature of the course helps students to develop an advanced understanding of contemporary criminological theory in the context of its real world application. Not only will students master the theoretical and practical limitations of criminology and criminal justice, they also develop sharper critical thinking skills and problem solving skills as they work through a fascinating and revealing collection of genuine cases.
An Honours degree (2.2 minimum). Degrees in the social sciences, law or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable, especially if ECTS evidence is available. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and/or Accreditation of Experiential Prior Learning (APEL) are considered on an individual basis according to current university regulations.
Modules include: criminology and criminal justice theory; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; optional modules: international and UK punishment (theory and practice); crime, violence and abuse; criminology and human rights; criminology of international crimes; criminology of international conflict personnel.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
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Department of Law and Criminology