University of Sheffield School of Law

University of Sheffield

International Criminology

This course is distinctive because it includes elements of international criminology, restorative justice and research training. The strong focus on restorative justice reflects a view of criminal justice found on several continents.

The course is flexible. You can choose the taught path, the restorative justice path or the research route.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent in law, social sciences or humanities. They will also consider qualifications on an individual basis. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:
Taught path: Responding to Crime in Europe; Issues in Comparative Penology; The Cultures of Criminology; The Research Process; Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules:
A choice of several modules including: International Criminal Justice; Policing and Society; Quantitative Methods; Methods of Criminological Research. For details of our Restorative Justice Pathway and Research Pathway please see www.sheffield.ac.uk/law

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on essays and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Details of any bursaries or studentship grants for certain postgraduate programmes are advertised on our website during the winter months.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
0114 222 6791