University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Criminology

Our exciting and innovative postgraduate criminology programme examines topics fundamental to an advanced understanding of the causes, consequences and responses to crime. There are a range of options reflecting our academics' research.

Entry requirements

MSc: First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant discipline. In some circumstances, professional qualifications are considered

Course modules

Core modules: Criminal Behaviour: Applied Perspectives; Criminal Justice: Policy and Practice; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Qualitative Methods 1; Quantitative Methods 1 Optional modules: eg Life Behind Bars: Prisons and Punishment; Contemporary Policing; Cyber Crime; Insecurity and the Dark Web; Violence and Sex in Law, Literature and Culture; Psychology in a Forensic Context; Census and Neighbourhood Analysis; Introduction to Security Studies; Contemporary Theories of Justice; Survey Design; Qualitative Methods/ Quantitative Methods 2 - these methods courses can also be taken as options; Social Science Data: Sources and Measurement Plus dissertation

Assessment methods

Complete essays and critical reviews of literature, prepare short oral presentations and dissertation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 27 Months

Campus details

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

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Key information

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology
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