Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (Criminology pathway) MRes - Manchester - Greater Manchester - University of Manchester - I21400

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements: A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent. A Lower Second class honours degree or below, or the overseas equivalent, may be sufficient for initial entry on to the Postgraduate Diploma, with possible upgrade to the MRes.
  • Academic title
    Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (Criminology pathway) MRes
  • Course description
    Course description

    This programme provides students with critical knowledge of research methods and advanced theory in criminology, and has ESRC recognition as a Foundation course for research training.

    The programme consists of six compulsory core units (totalling 90 credits), further options to a total value of 30 credits and a Masters' dissertation.

    The core units are:

    -Researching Social Issues; An Introduction;
    -Socio-Legal Research: Theory and Methods; 
    -Evaluating Policy and Practice;
    -Qualitative Research Methods;
    -Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis;
    -Measures and Correlates of Crime

    Module details

    Aside from the compulsory course units required for this programme (see Course description), you will be required to take either two or three optional course units.  Most course units for the programme are of 15 credits value, with some course units worth 30 credits.

    Details of options and course units available can be found on The School of Law website by following these links:  Postgraduate - Postgraduate taught - Courses - Index 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 MRes in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (Criminology pathway) will typically offer course units in Criminal Justice Research & Policy; Criminological & Legal Psychology; Criminal Justice Sanctions and their Management; Financial Crime; Surveillance & Crime; and Sociology of Law(among other Criminological/Socio-Legal Studies course units).

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