If you want to ...
then MA Criminal Justice Studies and Policing is the right course for you.
- explore the criminal justice process
- investigate the nature of contemporary police forces
- examine the organisational structures and working cultures of the police
- study the relationships between the police and government, and analyse accountability procedures.
MA Criminal Justice and Policing gives you the opportunity to examine the system of policing in the UK in-depth within the context of the overall process of criminal justice.
The course enables you to analyse and discuss issues in relation to the Police, policing, and the governance of crime and security. More specifically, you will be able to develop analytical and research skills in connection with policing issues.
You will also investigate the tensions and contradictions present within police work, research the issues arising from these problems, and write about them in a structured and academic manner.
The course will be useful for you wish to enter one of the criminal justice professions, or the police.