Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Criminology

This course gives you the opportunity to gain a critical and informed understanding of criminology by exploring the debates at the forefront of the field. There is a particular emphasis upon the practical realities, uncertainties, complexities and solutions available for criminal justice and crime reduction. The course offers a distinctive theoretical and policy orientation of criminology. The emphasis on policy is specifically designed to offer a more vocationally relevant programme of Masters level study that will be more pertinent to students seeking a policy-orientated career in the Home Office, government office of the regions, local government and crime and disorder reduction partnerships.

Course modules

Modules may include: Contemporary and Classical Theoretical Explanations of Crime and Criminal Behaviour; Current Issues in Social Deviance; Contemporary Criminal Justice Practice; Comprehensive Research Methods Training; Crime, Community and Neighbourhood; Offender Management and Crime Reduction; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be carried out through a combination of assessed essays (including reports, reflective reports), policy papers, presentations, case studies and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Masters courses. These include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,250 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,900 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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