University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Criminal Justice Studies

The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS) is a multi-disciplinary department with an extensive range of research activity, pure and applied. A number of our staff are leading figures in their fields of scholarship and ICJS has over 20 research active staff. A full listing of staff research interests and staff publications can be found on our academic staff pages. Our research is organised under 4 interconnecting research clusters, which are responsible for delivering our research strategy, for our research seminar programmes, for our visiting research scholar scheme and for research mentoring and development.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to face-to-face or telephone interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Criminology - Policing Crime and Investigating The Policing, Crime and Investigation Cluster is a multi-disciplinary umbrella for research on policing, probation, crime scene methods, and criminal and forensic investigation. As well as staff from ICJS, the Cluster includes staff from the School of Law, the Portsmouth Business School (forensic accounting) and the Department of Psychology. Research areas include: Investigative interviewing and evidence Masculinities and offending behaviour Miscarriages of justice Police accountability, governance and police reform Police management and police leadership Public protection and MAPPA Professional culture in inter-professional contexts Development of forensic and crime scene investigation Criminology - Risk, Security and Counter Fraud We are working and supervising in research areas such as: Societal and organisational risk Delivery of security from public and private sector perspectives The challenge of fraud and its effective control Criminology - Youth Crime and Social Justice Our research focuses on young people and families in trouble as well as the youth justice system. Research areas include: Anti-social behaviour Child abuse, safeguarding and children in care Comparative research on young people in trouble Crime prevention and interventions with young people in trouble Crime prevention and safer schools Researching youth and social justice - methodological issues Restorative Justice & Social Justice

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 13,900 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 6,950 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2019 2,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 13,900 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time February 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 6,950 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time February 2020 2,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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