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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Wrexham Glyndwr University

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
12500 GBP/year
5750 GBP/year
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About

The Criminology and Criminal Justice programme offered by the Glyndwr University is designed to offer students, with or without a first degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, the opportunity to progress academically and professionally. 

Overview

The Criminology and Criminal Justice programme offered by the Glyndwr University builds on expertise and specialist interests across the Criminology and Social Work programmes. It offers students and professionals the opportunity for Continuing Professional Development.

A distinctive feature of the MA Criminology and Criminal Justice programme is that it is delivered 100 percent online, affording the busy student the flexibility to access postgraduate study while maintaining other commitments. The lectures are delivered via Moodle software, allowing excellent flexibility for times and days of study. Students will experience the programme and its online inter-active approach, its relevance to the workplace and its challenging blend of modules both stimulating and supportive. This also means that the programme can be studied internationally.

The MA Criminology and Criminal Justice programme integrates theory, social research, skills and professional experience, preparing students with critical thinking skills for employment in the workforce in criminal and community justice related settings. The programme aims to:

  • Provide an advanced level programme for students wanting to critically analyse the theory and practice of criminal justice. 
  • Engage students in critically assessing and synthesising theoretical perspectives on criminal justice policy and practice.
  • Develop an advanced appreciation of the complexities of working in the Criminal Justice arena.

Careers

The MA Criminology and Criminal Justice programme allows students to reach their vocational aspirations, making them stand out to a wide range of employers attached to the fields of:

  • Probation
  • Youth Justice
  • Police
  • The Prison Service
  • Substance Misuse Services
  • Community Rehabilitation
  • Homelessness Services
  • Voluntary Agencies
  • Law
  • Working with victims e.g. domestic abuse related charities.

With further postgraduate study, career paths open to graduates may include Counselling Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Social Work or teaching and research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Contemporary Crime and Justice
  • Research Project
  • Terrorism and its Consequences

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We advise international students to apply as early as possible to allow us sufficient time to process your application.

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

Online

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.
89
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

  • The entry criteria includes a degree of at least a 2:2 classification although we will consider applicants with relevant experience. 
  • Applicants who live abroad are welcome to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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.

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!

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