Students study criminology at an advanced level and have the opportunity to gain a relevant, in-depth and sophisticated understanding of contemporary criminological theory, as well as the necessary skills to strengthen their competence as a learner and practitioner. Benefit from a flexible approach to learning, studying the course where and when you want to. Explore and explain the causes of crime through theoretical approaches, in practice or via work-based learning.
Applicants should hold a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent, or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if applicants do not meet these requirements.
Modules include: criminology research; criminology theory; criminology dissertation; plus optional modules; anti-social behaviour; comparative victimology; comparative youth justice; contemporary issues in criminology; crime and the city; crimes of the powerful; criminology of war; critical policing; desistance from crime; drugs, crime and society; legal and regulatory aspects of computer crime and information systems security; organised deviance (cultures of resistance); race and criminal justice; surveillance, crime and control; women, crime and criminal justice.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 314 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 750 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 314 per Credit module (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Plymouth Site||Plymouth||PL4 8AA||South West|