The Criminology course from The University of Manchester equips you with the intellectual, critical and analytical skills needed for understanding and applying criminological theories and concepts in practice. The course also provides an in-depth understanding of the interactions between politics, criminology and criminal justice, and the impact of public policy in these areas.
This innovative course is taught by experts from sociological, legal and psychological backgrounds with real-world experience, benefitting you from research-led teaching, as well as strong links to wider criminal justice professions and industry.
This master's offers you the specialist knowledge attractive for a range of criminal justice careers, in areas such as local and central government and criminal justice agencies, for example:
- as a criminal intelligence analyst within the police;
- probation services;
- the voluntary sector and NGOs;
- pressure groups; and
It also allows you to develop skills applicable to jobs in social research, management, third sector services, social work, and teaching.
- Dissertation (MA Criminology)
- Designing Criminological Research
- Advanced Theoretical Criminology
- Evaluating Policy & Practice
- Criminal Justice Research & Policy
- Comparative Studies in Crime and Criminal Justice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Legal Studies Criminology View 499 other Masters in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
- A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, is required in your first degree.
- A social science subject is advantageous but not necessary
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK students (per annum): £5,250
- International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,000
Living costs for Manchester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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