University of South Wales
Crime and Justice
A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in a social science, or related discipline. Applicants with established professional experience will be considered on an individual basis via the accreditation of prior learning (APL) or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) mechanism (university regulations will apply). The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: Criminological theory; criminal justice (theory and practice); approaches to criminological research; criminological research in practice; dissertation. Optional modules include: Violence and homicide; policing in a global age; drug interventions (specified for substance misuse pathway); youth justice and offender management (specified for youth and offender management pathway).
Assessment methods include essays, critiques, written examinations, multiple choice tests, and oral and poster presentations. The MSc award requires a dissertation of around 20,000 words on an individual piece of research, which may be work-related.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Treforest Campus||Pontypridd||CF37 1DL||Wales|
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