University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Criminal Justice and Criminology

This programme offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in relation to the regulation of crime in the UK, Europe, and at global level. It combines advanced study of criminal justice processes and criminological theory in order to develop an in-depth understanding of the nature, purposes, dynamic processes and outcomes of the criminal justice system.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in law or a related discipline or non-UK equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: criminal justice processes; contemporary criminological theory and approaches; researching crime and justice; dissertation. Optional modules: Advanced racism and ethnicity studies; central issues in criminal law; european human rights; globalisation and crime; globalisation and international social change; global justice; international human rights; principles of criminal law; security and justice; terrorism and the law; policing 1: the nature of contemporary policing; policing 2: accountability of policing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

School of Law
Telephone number: 
0113 343 7573