University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Crime Analysis

This course is aimed at individuals seeking to develop their knowledge of the subject area in order to enhance employment opportunities within law enforcement, geographic information systems (GIS), communities, consultancies, or private and public sectors.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd class degree in law (or a degree with a substantial legal component) is normally required. Mature applicants without formal qualifications but relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

Core: Crime, criminal justice and law; census and neighbourhood analysis; philosophy of social science research; qualitative methods 1; quantitative methods 1. Options: Analysing terrorism; combatting cybercrime; organised crime; violence and sex in law; literature and culture.

Assessment methods

Coursework and supervised dissertation on an agreed topic.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Business and Law
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4393