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Criminology and Criminal Justice

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13905 GBP/year
8220 GBP/year
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About

Criminology and Criminal Justice programme at Solent University will help you to develop an advanced understanding of the contemporary issues and debates surrounding criminal justice institutions, crime and criminal punishment.

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Overview

Students on Criminology and Criminal Justice programme at Solent University   study the core curriculum alongside a choice of two specialist units. This chance to specialise is important, helping students to orient their knowledge towards specific roles in the criminal justice sector. 

This programme also encourages students to develop a range of transferable interpersonal and verbal communication skills through presentations, role-plays, debates, interviews and group work. These competencies are valued in a wide range of industries.

Enrichment activities and learning opportunities are available alongside the core curriculum, giving students the chance to learn from guest speakers, visit criminal justice organisations and network at industry events. These additional activities help to provide detailed insights into the criminal justice system and the careers it offers. Past speakers have come from the police, courts, prisons, probation services, youth justice services and cyber security firms. 

The course team themselves have had extensive experience of the criminal justice system and its related disciplines, providing students with unique personal insights. The ties they have with the professional world have helped past students secure volunteer placements, temporary paid work, work shadowing weeks and internships.

Career

With this internationally respected qualification, you’ll be well placed to pursue a variety of career opportunities. Past graduates have pursued careers in police management, international law enforcement, the National Offender Management Service, financial security and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary and Comparative Criminology
  • Contemporary and Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Project Design and Professional Development
  • Methods of Inquiry in the Human Sciences
  • Master's Project/Dissertation
  • Contemporary Penology 
  • Comparative Legal Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree at 2:2 or higher in an area related to criminology
  • and/or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Other qualifications/experience will be considered if you can also demonstrate graduate-equivalent knowledge, abilities and skills.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you are capable of undertaking research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13905 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13905 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8220 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK, EU and Channel Island part-time fees, year one: £2,740
  • UK, EU and Channel Island part-time fees, year two: £5,480

Funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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