Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Evidence Informed Practice

LJMU's Evidence Informed Practice PgDip is designed for 'in-service' criminal justice professionals who want to develop research skills. - Develop your research skills enabling you to generate research findings that contribute to the development of criminal justice policy and practice - Learn via LJMU-based study days, online learning and independent study - Undertake practice-relevant research to stimulate work-related learning for your employer - Follow this hybrid programme developed as a result of the successful delivery of the Police Knowledge Fund Project in partnership with Merseyside Police, the Home Office, College of Policing and HEFCE The programme will enhance your awareness of, and engagement with, research and (good/best) practice-informed evidence in the development of operational criminal justice practice.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:2 in a policing studies or related social sciences discipline or a strong portfolio demonstrating appropriate equivalent skills in the workplace Additional information IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 (6.0 in writing) in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice (30 credits) Methods For Work-Based Research (30 credits) Work-Based Research Project (30 credits) Applied Research-Informed Evidence (10 credits) Optional Modules Delivering Rehabilitation (20 credits) Contemporary Issues in Research-Informed Criminal Justice Practice (20 credits) Leadership (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. There are no examinations on this programme, instead the PgDip uses a range of coursework-based assessment formats, ranging in length from 1500 to 6000 words. There are six pieces of coursework to submit and you will be expected to deliver a 20-minute assessed presentation on your work-based research project. ?All assessment tasks will have guidance notes and marking criteria available online and all assessments will be submitted online.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175