• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

On this Criminal Justice (Distance Learning) at University of Portsmouth, you'll get to choose the subject areas and units you study, and customise your own postgraduate degree with us. You'll be able to study full-time, part-time, or through distance-learning, and the units and subjects you choose will determine which award title you'll eventually graduate with.

As well as learning core concepts such as research methods and ethics, you'll be able to specialise in one or two subjects – including Cybercrime, Criminology, and Criminal Psychology.

Careers and opportunities

On this course you'll learn skills that apply to several career choices in areas such as:

  • Policing (as an officer or civilian staff)
  • Crime analysis
  • Probation
  • The courts and prison service
  • Local authorities
  • Cybersecurity
  • Military
  • Civil Service
  • Academia and research
  • Charities
  • Private industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Research Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 years part time distance learning

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • An honours degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the proposed subject specialism. 
  • Please check the course details online for information about subject specialisms that can be supported.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Check your budget and academic fit with this study

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