The MA Criminal Justice and Crime Control offered at The University of Hull is intended to create sophisticated criminological practitioners, able to navigate the realities of criminal justice and crime control, with superior experience, skills and knowledge of how to think, act and reflect criminologically.
This MA has a strong emphasis on communication, research, problem-solving, teamwork, and policy analysis. These skills will be developed through classroom discussion and debate, as well as through practical engagement with external criminal justice and community safety organisations. You’ll be taught by a team of expert criminologists from a variety of specialist backgrounds, including: law, sociology, psychology, history and politics.
What you'll study
Classes will be interactive, discursive, and task-based. There will be few traditional ‘lectures’, but plenty of workshops where you’ll be involved in planning, preparing and leading. With support from staff, you’ll have the freedom to shape the course of your learning and focus on your personal interests and career ambitions.
The course is flexible, teaching is blended between fortnightly 2-hour workshops interspersed with preparation and online support. Assessment is task-based and varied, and will include: Written essays, oral presentations, events organisation, engagement projects, research projects and problem-solving exercises.
The MA in Criminal Justice and Crime Control aims to produce postgraduates who are versatile communicators, effective problem-solvers, policy analysts, and evidence-led decision makers.
Completing this course opens up a wide range of careers in the following fields: Policing, probation, offender management, prison service, community safety, crime prevention, private and corporate security, civil service, border agency, customs and excise, military policing, security services, legal professions, social housing, offender rehabilitation, youth justice, supporting people, crime analysts, victims and survivors support, local government, and retail and industrial surveillance.
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- Competing and Comparative Justice: Values and Ethics in the Criminal Justice Process
- Communication Skills for Criminal Justice
- Crime Control and Community Safety Hub
- Gender, Sexualities and Crime
- Doing Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There are no specific deadlines but we recommend that you apply by 1 August for September course start (or at least 6 weeks before any other start date).
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology View 109 other Masters in Criminal Law in United Kingdom
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- The programme is open to applicants with at least 2:2 Bachelor Honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline.
- Practitioners with relevant and extensive work experience in the criminal justice, crime control and security sectors are encouraged to apply even if they have not been to university previously. Evidence of vocational qualifications, training, written reports and letters of endorsement from line managers submitted in support of an application are encouraged.
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International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.