University of Leicester
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The course covers detailed knowledge and understanding of explanations of crime and the criminal justice system and to provide a wide ranging examination of the extent, effects and explanations of crime; to provide a thorough grounding in theory and practice; to enable students to engage in informed debate about major issues in criminal justice.
A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification; special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.
Modules include: Theories of crime and deviance; issues in criminal justice; research methods; dissertation; plus 3 options from: issues in criminal justice; police leadership in the 21st century; crime and penal policy; policing diversity; leadership and management.
The course is based on continuous assessment, comprising a written assignment of 4000 words for each module studied. Each module lasts 12 weeks, 3 weeks of which are for writing the assignment; approximately 5 months are allowed to prepare and complete the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 9,635 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 11,100 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 9,635 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||-||2 years|
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College of Social Science Distance Learning Team
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