University of Leicester
This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of offending behaviour, particularly the key role played in lawbreaking by mental illness, personality disorder, and cognitive impairment; special attention is paid to sexual offending and personality disorders like psychopathy; key legal issues are also explored, including fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility; the MSc in Clinical Criminology also allows students to examine correctional interventions in the assessment, treatment and management of 'problematic' categories of offenders and ex-offenders.
A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject or approved professional qualifications.
5 core modules: Understanding crime; current issues in clinical criminology; criminological research methods; crime, justice and psychology; dissertation; optional modules: responding to terrorism; media and crime; racism, crime and disorder; sexual violence; risk management; drugs and crime; transnational policing; surveillance and society; psychology of evil; current issues in forensic science and justice.
Each module is assessed via a 4000 word essay; a 20000 word dissertation must also be successfully completed to achieve the MSc degree.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 5381