Kingston University

Kingston University

Criminology

The course provides an in-depth knowledge of contemporary criminal justice policy, practice and politics in local, national and global contexts; a critical appreciation of the relationship dynamic between criminological theory and policy making; an understanding of the relationship of research to the formation, implementation and evaluation of crime-related policy and practice; and; an appreciation of current trends in the expansion of criminological issues in the context of globalisation.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in criminology or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Criminology dissertation; evaluation and analysis in an applied setting; international perspectives on crime control and punishment; research methods and application. Optional modules may include: criminological psychology; cybercrime: context, form, risk, and regulation; influencing crime and justice policy; socio-legal studies; special study: women and violent crime; special study: youth justice; special topic cyber crime and society.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through: essays; reports; project work; presentations; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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