MSc in Criminology (Applied)

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  • Objectives
    As with the MSc in Criminology the course examines the major theories and policies of crime and criminal justice enabling a critical assessment of developments in the field of criminology. In addition, through the practice placement, students are provided with practical experience enabling them to apply their knowledge of criminology to the work place. Students will learn how to critically appraise research as well as conduct and write up their own study on a topic of their choice.
  • Entry requirements
    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.
  • Academic title
    MSc in Criminology (Applied)
  • Course description
    Course modules

    -Understanding Crime or Criminological Perspectives
    -Practice Placement
    -Knowledge and Method


    -Crime at Work
    -Crime, Justice and Psychology
    -Current Issues in Clinical Criminology
    -Drugs and Crime
    -Global Security and Policing
    -Racism, Crime and Disorder
    -Risk management
    -Sexual Violence
    -Transnational Crime
    -Psychology of Evil
    -Crime, Justice and the Law

    Teaching and assessment methods

    Each course is based on continuous assessment comprising a written assignment of 4,000 words for each module studied. Successful completion of all modules and the dissertation means candidates are
    eligible for the MSc.

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