Swansea University

Swansea University

Applied Criminal Justice and Criminology

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. 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.

Course modules

Modules typically include: understanding crime; gender, crime and criminal justice; young people and youth justice; the criminal justice system in England and Wales; understanding policing; crime, drugs and alcohol; human trafficking and modern day slavery; sexual abuse and exploitation of children; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course consists of Part One (120 credits) and Part Two (60 credits). In Part One you study a range of taught modules which are assessed by a written assignment (usually an essay of not more than 4000 words. Part Two consists of a dissertation of not more than 20,000 words. You will produce your dissertation on a criminological topic of your own choice under the guidance of a personal supervisor. You can opt to undertake a 'classic' written dissertation, or an empirically-based study.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

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

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