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Criminology and Criminal Justice

Wrexham Glyndwr University

12 months
Duration
12500 GBP/year
5940 GBP/year
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About

The Criminology and Criminal Justice MA programme offered by Wrexham 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 MA programme offered by Wrexham 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 include:

  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Contemporary Crime and Justice
  • Research Project
  • Terrorism and its Consequences
  • Substance Misuse 
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Terrorism and its Consequences 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.
Documents:
  • A scanned copy of your passport (including personal details page).
  • Certificates and transcripts showing your academic progression so far.
  • Certified translations of overseas certificates and transcripts where the document is not in English or Welsh.
  • An acceptable English language certificate.
  • Copy of Tuberculosis screening if you are a resident in any of the countries listed. More information about Tuberculosis screening can be found here.
  • 2 x academic reference letters (further references might be required).
  • Evidence of finances to pay first year’s full tuition fee and to cover UKVI maintenance requirements.
  • Evidence of work experience (where relevant).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 GBP per year during 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.

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