Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Global Criminology

Exploring both cutting-edge criminological theory and current real-world phenomena related to crime and punishment, the programme provides a multidisciplinary platform for you to engage with the complexity of contemporary criminological challenges. You will be introduced to the theoretical debates that underpin understanding of the relationship between global, national and local questions of crime and punishment. You will also learn about the range of research methods that are used to explore such questions. The course will appeal to those seeking to develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of the key theoretical and practical issues that have shaped and currently play a major role in influencing matters of crime and punishment from a global perspective.

Entry requirements

MSc: 2.2 Honours degree in law or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences. Other relevant qualifications and appropriate professional experience and training are welcome. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.

Course modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed via a 4000-word essay, while the dissertation requires the submission of an 8000-word paper.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 16,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 10,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 8,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 5,375 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 16,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2019 10,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 5,375 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2019 8,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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