Comments about Crime, Law and Society MA - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
This programme is particularly targeted to students who are looking for a postgraduate degree but, at the time of application, are not looking to start a research or academic career or are undecided about it. Recent graduates looking to improve their academic credentials, or practitioners and professionals in the criminal justice field who want to update and broaden their knowledge in this area, are the main audience for this degree.
Crime, Law and Society MA
You will be required to undertake three compulsory course units: Criminal Justice Research and Policy; Advanced Theoretical Criminology; and Researching Social Issues: an Introduction. These compulsory course units amount to a total of 45 credits. A further 75 credits must be selected from a list of optional course units.
Details of options and course units available can be found on The School of Law website by following these links: Postgraduate - Postgraduate taught - Courses - I ndex of all course units/modules.
Course units available in any given year will not be confirmed until perhaps May or June preceding the start of the academic year. However, the MA in Crime, Law & Society will typically offer optional course units in Criminological & Legal Psychology; Measures & Correlates of Crime; Evaluating Policy & Practice; Criminal Justice Sanctions and their Management; Financial Crime; Surveillance & Crime; and Qualitative Research Methods (among other Criminological/Socio-Legal optional course units).