University of Kent

University of Kent


The programme involves the sociological study of crime and its application to criminal justice and social policy; the study of issues at the cutting edge of current criminological debate with a strong emphasis on the cultural context of crime; advanced criminological theory and research methods as applied to crime and criminal justice. It also offers opportunities for you to develop your career in the areas of criminal justice, policy and government.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in criminology, sociology, social policy, law or other related social science discipline, or substantial experience in social or political research or a relevant profession.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by 6 coursework essays and the dissertation


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,680 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,410 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,860 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,710 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272