London South Bank University
Criminology and Social Research Methods
The focus of this programme is on contemporary substantive issues in criminology and criminal justice and on criminological research methods. It is particularly appropriate for those engaged in criminal justice policy analysis and development or similar work in allied fields. The programme develops a theoretical, policy and technical understanding of key issues within criminology, criminal justice and research methods. More specifically, it aims to develop an advanced understanding of the complex nature of crime, harm and victimisation together with an appreciation of the role of the state/criminal justice system in the regulation of human behaviour, deviance and crime. The programme will equip you to design and implement social scientific research using a broad range of methodologies, consider research ethics, analyse and present the material such research generates. Through combining criminology and research methods, the programme enables you to think logically and in an informed manner about criminological issues. The programme fosters a critical awareness of the relationship between theory, policy and practice and enables you to utilize your research knowledge of research skills and translate these into research practice in the field of criminology and broader social science research professions.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Southwark Campus||Kensington and Chelsea||SE1 0AA||South East|
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