University of Manchester

University of Manchester


Research areas include: Comparative crime and punishment; measuring drug use status among adolescents; sources of statistical data for social sciences and information repository design; men viewing violence; homicide in Britain: risk factors, situational context, lethal intentions; public attitudes towards sex offender reintegration; barriers and opportunities to the employment of sex offenders; politics of crime in Spain; gangs in England and Wales; youth gangs in an English city: social exclusion, drugs and violence; perceptions of security.

Entry requirements

A Merit, or the overseas equivalent, at postgraduate level in the relevant discipline; PhD: prior research training at postgraduate level required; IELTS 7.0 with a minimum writing score of 7, or TOEFL 625 paper-based, or TOEFL 106 internet-based (with a minimum score of 5 in the test for written English), or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English Grade C.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MPhil Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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