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Criminology

The University of Hong Kong

Master
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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About

At The University of Hong Kong, the Master of Social Sciences in Criminology [MSocSc(Crim)] is the first and long established postgraduate criminology programme in Hong Kong.

Overview

It offers a professional qualification for practitioners in criminal justice and related fields, and provides a foundation for advanced research degree studies in the discipline. Offered at The University of Hong Kong since 1986, the programme in Criminology is designed for people  who intend to start or already have a career in the police, the law, corrections, non-governmental organisations and related agencies. 

Programme Structure

On completion of the programme, students should:
  • be able to apply a social-sciences approach to the study of crime and deviance;
  • be able to understand a variety of contemporary developments in criminology and related social-policy issues;
  • have possessed professional knowledge of the role of social sciences, including law and psychiatry, in understanding crime and criminal justice;
  • be equipped with the theoretical and practical skills to investigate these core areas within criminology;

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree, or another qualification of equivalent standard, preferably with a major in the social sciences or humanities discipline, or preferably have relevant working experience in the criminal-justice system, social-welfare agencies or in other work with offenders.
  • Candidates must pass a written test and a face-to-face interview, and if necessary a language test will be scheduled to assess their English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

42,100 (local) / 171,000 (non-local)

Funding

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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