Bangor University

Bangor University

Criminology and Sociology

Develop knowledge, and understanding of: crime; organisations, and administrations in the field of criminal justice; the social causes, and consequences of crime; social change, and social structures; culture, and identity; related issues.

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 a bachelor 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 usually acceptable.

Course modules

Compulsory: the research process; key issues in crime, and justice; international case studies in criminology.

Assessment methods

Presentations; coursework; continuous assessment; dissertation (20,000 words).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 5 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 382085