Swansea University

Swansea University

Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology

This course focuses mainly on the application of knowledge to the operation of the criminal justice system, reflecting the policy and practice orientation of members of the staff team.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements for the programme are either 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours in a 1st degree, or a minimum of 2 years relevant and responsible experience. Applicants who have a lower 2nd Class degree may also be considered and should contact the admissions officer for more information.Applicants without a degree will need to show that they are capable of academic work at Master�s level. Applicants whose 1st language is neither English nor Welsh are required to provide evidence of English proficiency. The programme requires a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 and a score below this will only be considered in very exceptional circumstances.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Ethics and philosophy of social research; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case studies in applied social research; data visualisation; crime, drugs and alcohol; gender, crime and criminal justice; applied criminal justice; understanding policing; youth justice; criminal justice system in England and Wales; sexual abuse and exploitation of children.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01792 295313