Comments about MSc in Criminology (Clinical) - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
To provide students with an in-depth understanding of offending behaviour, particularly the key role played by mental illness, law breaking, personality disorder and cognitive impairment; special attention is paid to sexual offending and personality disorders like psychopathy; to provide a thorough grounding in theory and practice; to engage in informed debate about major issues in criminology; to equip students 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 Criminology (Clinical)
-Current Issues in Clinical Criminology
-Crime, Justice and Psychology
-Knowledge and Method
-Crime at Work
-Crime, Justice and the Law
-Drugs and Crime
-Global Security and Policing
-Racism, Crime and Disorder
-Psychology of Evil
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.