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.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (minimum 2.2). Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences and knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters level in their personal statement.

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 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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