Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.A. | Keele University | Keele, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
17700 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
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About

This Criminology and Criminal Justice programme from Keele University covers the latest criminological theories, trends and developments in crime, criminal justice, and governance.

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Overview

The Criminology and Criminal Justice programme from Keele University will be of interest to anyone motivated to make the world a safer place to live and work, whether seeking to reduce and better control crime, or by helping to create and deliver a fair justice process. It will be particularly relevant if you currently or would like to work in criminal justice, community safety, policy, research, rehabilitation, victim support or similar fields. We welcome applicants holding a Bachelor’s degree in any area of the social sciences (broadly defined), law, or forensics. Applicants with equivalent professional or career experience are also welcome.

Careers

This MA is designed to provide specialist skills and knowledge to improve the way we deal with crime, conflict, victimisation and punishment. As such, it can lead to variety of careers dedicated to developing and protecting a democratic, safe and just society.

This not only encompasses criminal justice, for example, in governance, politics, security, policing, courts, probation, prison work, alternative and community sanctions, but also related support work, including drugs and addiction, crime prevention, security, community building, offender rehabilitation, environmental action, education and human rights.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Criminology: Theory and Practice
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Contemporary Challenges in Criminal Justice
  • Advanced Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an honours degree at 2:2 class or higher (or international equivalent) in one of the humanities or social sciences subjects (e.g. law, criminal justice, criminology, sociology, history, political science). However, applicants with other qualifications and appropriate experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students for whom English is a second language will need English language proficiency of at least 6.5 in IELTS, with 5.5 in each subtest (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK - PT £4,900

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

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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