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Criminology

The University of Manchester

12 months
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20000 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Criminology from The University of Manchester allows you to develop specialist knowledge of the current themes and historical debates surrounding crime causation, crime control and regulation of behaviour.

Overview

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.

Career opportunities

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
  • think-tanks.

It also allows you to develop skills applicable to jobs in social research, management, third sector services, social work, and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation (MA Criminology)
  • Designing Criminological Research
  • Advanced Theoretical Criminology
  • Evaluating Policy & Practice
  • Criminal Justice Research & Policy
  • Comparative Studies in Crime and Criminal Justice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • MA (part-time)
  • UK students (per annum): £5,000
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,000

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
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Funding

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