Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Criminology and Criminal Justice

The course enables you to combine the study of contemporary issues in the criminal justice system with theoretical approaches to the study of crime. It has many applications but will be of particular interest if you are keen to enter or develop a career in the justice system.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this programme are normally expected to have a good Honours degree in a relevant area. Candidates with other degrees or relevant professional qualifications may also apply, but additional criteria may be set for admission onto the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Dimensions of crime; criminal justice (themes and issues); understanding criminology; research design, procedure and analysis; punishment and penology; policing and community safety; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments include essays, presentations, literature reviews, project initiation documents and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,745 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900