Bangor University

Bangor University

Criminology and Law

This course builds on criminological and legal skills and knowledge so as to provide specialist training in criminological, criminal justice and legal research.

Entry requirements

Applications from graduates of criminology and criminal justice, of LLB (single and joint Honours) and related subjects such as politics, and the social sciences. Normally a 2.2 Honours degree is required. Applications from candidates with professional qualifications and or appropriate experience will also be considered. In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration. International applicants are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum English language requirements will normally be: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each individual component score; internet-based TOEFL/IBT: 85.

Course modules

Modules include: international case studies in criminology and criminal justice; key issues in crime and justice; legal research; forensic linguistics in court; international criminal law; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A 20,000 word dissertation based on a topic within criminology.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085