Comments about MSc in Community Safety by Distance Learning - Online
To provide professional people with detailed knowledge and understanding of the key social theories and debates surrounding issues in community safety; to introduce research skills to evaluate the effectiveness of the community safety issues; to provide a thorough grounding in theory and practice; to enable students to engage in informed debate about major issues in community safety; to design, conduct and critically appraise research; to inform about recent developments in the field.
Entry requirements A first or second class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.
MSc in Community Safety
-Theories of Crime and Deviance
-Issues in Community Safety
Optional (three from the following):
-Issues in Criminal Justice
-Police Leadership in the 21st Century
-Crime and Penal Policy
-Leadership and Management
-Crime, Order and Society
-Policing and Crime Prevention
Teaching and assessment methods
Each course is based on continuous assessment, comprising a written assignment of 4,000 words for each module studied. Each module lasts 12 weeks, three weeks of which are for writing the assignment. Approximately five months are allowed to prepare and complete the dissertation.