Bangor University

Bangor University

Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice

Thorough research training specialising in criminology, and criminal justice; study criminology, and criminal justice to an advanced level; take criminal justice from national to international levels.

Entry requirements

A single or joint Honours degree of at least 2.2 in criminology, sociology, law, political science, social studies, social policy, or a related academic discipline. Applications from candidates who have relevant professional experience in lieu of an Honours degree will also be considered. All applicants in this category will be invited for interview. IELTS and internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) and 75 respectively, are required.

Course modules

Research: qualitative, and quantitative research methods in the social sciences; specialised research training in comparative criminology, and criminal justice; applied research in criminology; 20,000 word dissertation.

Assessment methods


Sponsorship information

Course is located in the School of Social Sciences which currently has 1+3 recognition from the ESRC for research training in social policy; the Centre for Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice (4CJ) and the school offer occasional bursaries.


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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085